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Write What You Know. NO!, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Write What You Know. NO! There’s a rule that’s bandied around at writing conferences, via online courses, and in most of the books on writing technique. The phrase is used so often that … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Senior Designer Andrea Miller, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

We are gearing up for our upcoming 2020 Virtual Illustrator Day. Illustrator Day is less than two weeks away (September 12!), and there are still spots open if you’d like to join us. Register here. Today at the virtual EasternPennPoints Café, … Continue reading

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Member News — August 2020

Member News is a monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We want to celebrate our members’ good news and help spread the word far and wide. Send us your children’s book–related news—book deals, releases, awards, author or illustrator events (signings, launch … Continue reading

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Register for the Eight & Under Webinar Series

Eight & Under Webinar Series   Are you a writer for picture books or chapter books for children ages eight and under? Then this webinar series is for you! Many people enjoyed our recent webinar “The Start, The Art, the Hearth … Continue reading

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New Webinar with Critiques Available: Storyboarding for Novelists with Sarah Aronson

New Webinar: Storyboarding for Novelists A new way to look at your story and reimagine your next draft Thursday, September 10, 2020, 7:00 p.m. EST $15 for SCBWI members, $25 for nonmembers   Join Sarah Aronson for an interactive lecture … Continue reading

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Passion and Awe, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Passion and Awe I stood on the brink, a palette of colors splayed before me like a surrealistic painting. It was just before 6:00 a.m., and I was alone—lost in a vision unlike … Continue reading

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Member News — July 2020

Member News is a monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We want to celebrate our members’ good news and help spread the word far and wide. Send us your children’s book–related news—book deals, releases, awards, author or illustrator events (signings, launch … Continue reading

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Eastern PA SCBWI Webinar: The Start, the Art, the Heart of Revision, with Beth Ferry

Webinar: The Start, the Art, the Heart of Revision, with Beth Ferry Eastern PA SCBWI is excited to embark on a series of webinars just for picture book and chapter book writers. Our first webinar in this series is “The … Continue reading

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Nature and the Creative Writer, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Nature and the Creative Writer The other day, my wife and I drove up to Fowler’s Hollow State Park, a 104-acre enclave on the edge of Tuscarora State Forest in Perry County. It … Continue reading

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Meet April Powers, SCBWI’s Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, by Laura Parnum

I couldn’t be happier. Really, this is my dream job. And I’ve said it in some of the meetings, but I’m totally not joking. My sons have chores, they’re eight and ten, and my eight-year-old looked at me and said, … Continue reading

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