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A Cafe Chat with Award-Winning Author Donna Gephart, by Susan North

Eastern PA SCBWI is gearing up for this year’s Fall Philly event on November 2. We are planning a packed day, including keynotes, breakout sessions, lunch, and optional critique add-ons with our phenomenal faculty members. In preparation for the event, … Continue reading

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The Storyboard Renaissance: A Graphic Novel Approach to Storyboarding, by Kristen C. Strocchia

Are you ready to take your manuscript to the next level? Would advice from the professionals be helpful to your process? Or maybe you’re ready to submit but worried that you’ve missed something. Even if you haven’t started storyboarding yet, … Continue reading

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#LA19SCBWI, Here I Come! by Lindsay Bandy

Hello out there in Eastern PA land! I’m getting packed and ready to fly to Los Angeles tomorrow for the 2019 LA SCBWI conference, and I’d love it if you came along for the ride. The official hashtag for the … Continue reading

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The Storyboard Renaissance: Whole Manuscript Showcase—Preparing Your Storyboard, Part 4, by Kristen C. Strocchia

Hopefully, storyboarding along with this blog series has led to some helpful revising. I know it has for me. However, in the process, my original one-sticky-note-per-plot-beat has multiplied with extended information and/or notes to myself. And the setting backdrop picture … Continue reading

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The Storyboard Renaissance: Whole Manuscript Showcase—Preparing Your Storyboard, Part 3, by Kristen C. Strocchia

No storyboard would be complete without attention to when and where the story takes place. Setting is often the silent culprit behind inconsistencies, flawed logic, and even character development troubles. It can heighten emotion or cause it to fall flat. … Continue reading

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The Storyboard Renaissance: Whole Manuscript Showcase—Preparing Your Storyboard, Part 2, by Kristen C. Strocchia

Whether you’re a plotter in the planning stages, a pantser in the revision stages, or any kind of writer at any stage of story development, Storyboarding could help fine tune the heart of your manuscript—character. If you’re new to this … Continue reading

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The Storyboard Renaissance: Whole Manuscript Showcase—Preparing Your Storyboard, Part 1, by Kristen C. Strocchia

Whether you’re considering joining us at the Marriott Courtyard in Montage in September for our Storyboard Renaissance event, or just needing a new perspective on your manuscript, use this summer to start Storyboarding. A Storyboard is simply a visual representation … Continue reading

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