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Upcoming EPA SCBWI Events

Saturday September 9, 2017: SCBWI Eastern PA Annual Illustrator Day comes back to Center City for a day of presentations, discussion and portfolio reviews! Including a stellar faculty: Jonathan Bean, Illustrator; Sarah Hokanson, Art Director; James Burns, Agent & Christopher Brown, Curator, Children’s Literature Research Collection Register now and … Continue reading

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Introducing Your Characters to Your Friends, by Lindsay Bandy

July is all about picnics, fireworks, and…CHARACTER! You probably already had your BBQ for Independence Day, but it’s not too late to introduce your characters to your friends. No, I don’t mean you should pull chairs around the campfire and … Continue reading

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Summer Mentor Read, by Kristen C. Strocchia

Got time for books? Why not put your reading time to work and make a mentor reading list for this summer? I’ve discovered over the last several years of attending the Pocono Retreat that besides a Writing To Do list, … 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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Sneaking in Some Summer Reading, by Lindsay Bandy

For some of us, summer is a time to spend extra time reading. (Yay for you!!) But for others, particularly those of the parental persuasion, we find that suddenly, our quiet time has vanished into humid air. We’ve got a … Continue reading

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Pocono Recap and New Logo Reveal! by Lindsay Bandy

The return to real life after the Pocono Retreat (laundry, sibling squabbles, HVAC repairs, oh my!) is always a tough one, and this year has been no exception. Now that I’m home and my children are back onto their normal … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Senior Editor and Author Orli Zuravicky, by Lindsay Bandy

Orli Zuravicky is a senior editor at Scholastic, and she has written and edited over a hundred books for children. She’s about to add “2017 Pocono Retreat Faculty Member” to her long list of accomplishments! Here she is with a … Continue reading

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