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Starting Your Own Critique Group, by Heather Stigall

Starting Your Own Critique Group Quite some time ago I wrote a series of blog posts about critique groups. In them, I tackled five “Ws” and one “H”: Why join a critique group? How do you find or start a critique group? Who do you include … Continue reading

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He Said, She Said . . . , by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks He Said, She Said . . . A fourth grader in the rear of the auditorium raised her hand and asked, “What inspires you to write for children?” I thought for a moment … Continue reading

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PAL Corner: Four Ways to Promote Your Books Through SCBWI Today! by Lindsay Bandy

Hi, everyone, I’m really excited to be back on Eastern Penn Points with a column for our published members! As your PAL coordinator, I can’t wait to get to know you better, talk about your needs, concerns, and achievements, and … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2021 Eastern PA SCBWI Let’s Connect Mentorship Program

We need one another We need support We need connection We need community We are honored to announce the Eastern PA SCBWI LET’S CONNECT MENTORSHIP PROGRAM. This multi-month, one-on-one mentorship program begins formally this April 2021 and ends in September 2021 … Continue reading

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Member News — January 2021

Member News is a monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We want to celebrate our Eastern PA SCBWI 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 … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Sarah Ryan, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

Today on the blog we return to the virtual EasternPennPoints Café where our Illustrator Coordinator, Berrie Torgan-Randall, has invited illustrator Sarah Ryan for a chat. Sarah has recently embarked on an Instagram challenge in which she plans to draw 100 … Continue reading

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A Visit with “Mrs. Claiborne’s Ghost,” by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks A Visit with “Mrs. Claiborne’s Ghost” I’m going to begin this month’s column by giving you a homework assignment. I’d like to invite you to read a story—a most compelling story—and then, when you … Continue reading

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Eastern PA SCBWI Webinar Series: The Foundations of Story, with Eric K. Taylor

WEBINAR SERIES The Foundations of Story February 1, February 15, and March 1, 20217:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST Join us for one or all three! This webinar series is not to be missed for all children’s authors. Monday, February … Continue reading

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Two Upcoming Eastern PA Webinars: Crafting Picture Books and Crafting Novels, with Emma Dryden

Upcoming Webinars Crafting Picture Books & Crafting Novels: Tips & Tools (and a Trick or Two!) February 11, 2021 and March 25, 20217:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST Join us for one or both! February 11, 2021 – Crafting Picture … Continue reading

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Member News — December 2020

Member News is a monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We want to celebrate our Eastern PA SCBWI 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 … Continue reading

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