Category Archives: General

Me Vs. The Imposter, by Rae E.

Every. Single. Day. Is a STRUGGLE. My opponent? The imposter. Picture this. You’re sitting at your desk writing your favorite scene. The characters are arguing, the angst is real and completely tear worthy in its performance. Suddenly, you worry there … Continue reading

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How I Found the Courage to Write a Novel (And It Does Take Courage!), by Janet McLaughlin

Today, we’re so happy to host author Janet McLaughlin! Janet is the author of the Soul Sight Mysteries series, including Haunted Echo and Fireworks, and a longtime SCBWI member. She’s here today to lend you some inspiration and courage as … Continue reading

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Come to the Princeton Children’s Book Festival and SCBWI Meet-N-Greet on Sept. 23, by Virginia Law Manning

Calling all members! I hope you’ll join other writers and illustrators this Saturday 9/23 at the Princeton Children’s Book Festival! The festival is a free and a wonderful opportunity to meet your favorite children’s book creators, including EPA’s own Lauren … Continue reading

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Attention, Dj’s! It’s The Summer 2017 EPA SCBWI Playlist! by Lindsay Bandy

Music and inspiration are inseparable for me. Words, sounds, emotion, movement, color, memory, image, rhyme, phrasing, voice, mood….ah yes, my love for music is second only to my love of writing. For every project I’m working on, I have a … Continue reading

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PROOF OF LIES Giveaway, Weekend Wrap-Up & More! by Lori Ann Palma

TGIFriday! The last few weeks on Eastern Penn Points have been a whirlwind of magic, giveaways, upcoming events, and amazing interviews! In case you missed any of the action, or want to revisit some of our posts, check out the … Continue reading

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New Blog Themes for 2017 and #BelieveInMagic Art and Poetry Show Reminder, by Lori Ann Palma

Happy Monday, everyone! I hope your holiday season has been amazing and magical thus far, and you aren’t drowning under the shopping, baking, decorating, and our first snowfall (!) of the season. We only have a week to go until … Continue reading

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Five Encouraging Celebrations on the Path to Publication by Kristen C. Strocchia

Becoming a published author isn’t for the easily discouraged. There will be many pitfalls along the way, but each lined with a hidden encouragement if you know where to look. The summer of 2012, I realized that I just had … Continue reading

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