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Eastern PA SCBWI Webinar: Power Tips for Receiving Critiques, with the Critique MD

Webinar: Power Tips for Receiving Critiques One of the most common tips when receiving critiques is, Don’t take it personally. What does that mean exactly? Are there practical actions we can take that will help us receive a critique with … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Author-Illustrator Lee Harper, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

Welcome to our first Illustrator Day 2020 café chat faculty interview with author-illustrator Lee Harper, our keynote speaker. This year, Illustrator Day will be a virtual event held on Saturday, September 12, 2020. For more information about the event and … Continue reading

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Registration Is Open for Virtual Illustrator Day!

Eastern PA SCBWI  Proudly Presents Virtual Illustrator Day 2020 Saturday, September 12, 2020 Every year Illustrator Day is a special day dedicated to our illustration members, and 2020 is extra special because it is being brought to your own homes … Continue reading

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Eastern PA Hosts Upcoming Webinar With Literary Agent Adria Goetz

Webinar: Writing that Crosses Over Christian and Secular Markets with Adria Goetz Writing successfully for one market can be daunting. But what about crafting stories that fit into two markets? Stories that fit in both the Christian and secular world? … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Erica De Chavez, by Heather Stigall

Please note: Since this interview was conducted and due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns for our community, we have moved our Pocono Retreat to an online conference format. Please see our coronavirus updates here. We are excited to welcome Erica De … Continue reading

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An Interview with Illustrator Floyd Cooper, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

We are excited to have award-winning author and illustrator Floyd Cooper on our faculty at our upcoming Pocono Retreat in April. Our Eastern PA SCBWI Illustrator Coordinator, Berrie Torgan-Randall, interviewed Floyd in preparation for the event. Here’s what they had … Continue reading

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An Interview with Associate Editor Alex Borbolla, by Virginia Law Manning

We are so lucky to have Associate Editor Alex Borbolla of the Atheneum imprint of Simon & Schuster joining us for our 2020 Pocono Retreat in April. Alex will be part of our fantastic faculty lineup and will also be offering … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Eric Smith, by Laura Parnum

The Eastern PA SCBWI team is gearing up for our Annual Pocono Retreat in April. We have a fantastic faculty line-up who will be leading breakout sessions or giving keynotes as well as offering one-on-one critiques. To find out more … Continue reading

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Donations Needed for our Annual Pocono Retreat Silent Auction, by Erik Ammon

Last year, together, our silent auction raised enough money for two full scholarships for people to come to the Eastern PA SCBWI Annual Pocono Retreat. Thank you so much to everyone who donated and to everyone who bid! Your generosity … Continue reading

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Find Out the Scoop About Our Annual Pocono Retreat at an Upcoming Meet & Greet

Are you interested in attending our annual retreat in the Pocono Mountains (April 17-19) but aren’t sure what to expect? Are you on the fence about making the weekend time commitment or the long drive? Do you have questions about … Continue reading

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