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A Cafe Chat with Executive Art Director, Designer, and Illustrator Giuseppe Castellano, by Lindsay Bandy

It’s Pocono Retreat Interview Season! Today we have our first faculty interview of 2017 with Giuseppe Castellano – an award-winning Designer, Illustrator, and Executive Art Director at Penguin Random House. Giuseppe also offers personal guidance for illustrators through classes and … Continue reading

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BY THE NUMBERS with Adrienne, Lindsay, Alison, and Kim

This year is the 25th Anniversary of our Pocono Retreat. We thought what better way to celebrate this milestone than by the numbers! Just look at some of the numbers we found about our region: On the first night of the … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Marcus Sedgwick, by Lindsay Bandy + SAINT DEATH Giveaway!

I’m so happy to host author Marcus Sedgwick at the Eastern Penn Points Café today! He’s the winner of a Printz Award for MIDWINTERBLOOD and two Printz Honors for REVOLVER and THE GHOSTS OF HEAVEN, and his books have been … Continue reading

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Registration is Now Open for the 25th Annual Pocono Retreat!

SCBWI POCONO RETREAT 2017 Join us to celebrate 25 years of Eastern Pennsylvania SCBWI!  April 28-30, 2017 Held at the Highlights Foundation Retreat Center Network with peers, authors, illustrators, agents and editors.   Attend Workshops, have your work professionally critiqued, … Continue reading

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Winners, New Themes, and an Event You Can’t Miss in Bethlehem! by Lindsay Bandy

Lots of exciting news to share today, friends! Thanks so much to all of our #BelieveInMagic contributors and comments! We LOVE to post your work, and we love to post your posts, too! Lori Ann has been hard at work … Continue reading

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Celebrate Member News! by Lindsay Bandy

The art and poetry has been AMAZING this month, and I can’t wait to see what comes next. Thanks to all of you who have been commenting and cheering each other on! We’re going to take a one-day break here … Continue reading

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Member News Roundup, by Lindsay Bandy

Happy weekend! We’ve got some great news to warm your heart on a cold Friday…. Congratulations to regional member Joan Scala, whose picture book The Magic In Clouds won GOLD in the Mom’s Choice Awards for 2016! You can read … Continue reading

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Be Nice to Yourself! by Lindsay Bandy

I’m so excited by all the talk of goal-setting around here! We are truly a strong community making each other stronger all the time! As you get into the swing of things here in 2017, I just wanted to give … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

We’ll see you in 2017!  

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What’s Your Writing Super-Power? by Lindsay Bandy

Hello and happy holidays to all! I hope you are enjoying the festive madness of the season! There is so much to celebrate this time of year, and we’re happy to extend congratulations to our lovely Co-Blog Coordinator, Lori Ann … Continue reading

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