Category Archives: General

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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Giving Thanks That All are Welcome, by Jeanne M. Curtin

Strictly No Elephants, written by Lisa Mantchev and illustrated by Taeeun Yoo, is a poignant story about friendship and fitting in. A boy and his pet elephant are off to the Pet Club. But when they arrive, they find a “Strictly No Elephants” sign hanging … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Kim Briggs—Winner of the SCBWI Regional Advisor Marketing Grant!

Around the world, SCBWI chapters are helmed by hard-working Regional Advisors who act as superheroes for their SCBWI community, tirelessly organizing and leading events that bring members together. To honor the incredible dedication of these amazing volunteers, the SCBWI sets … Continue reading

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