Category Archives: Workshops

Eastern PA Hosts Upcoming Webinar With Literary Agent Adria Goetz

Webinar: Writing that Crosses Over Christian and Secular Markets with Adria Goetz Writing successfully for one market can be daunting. But what about crafting stories that fit into two markets? Stories that fit in both the Christian and secular world? … Continue reading

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A Kidlit Novel-Writing Workshop Opportunity in Eastern PA

  NOTE: This is not an SCBWI workshop but may be of interest to our members. Middle grade author and Eastern PA SCBWI member Eric Bell is offering a kidlit novel-writing workshop this winter in Norristown, PA. What is it? … Continue reading

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Meet Michael Rex—Author, Illustrator, Mentor, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

We are excited to have Michael Rex presenting at our “Digging Deep into the Picture Book Creation Process” workshop this weekend. Our Eastern PA SCBWI Illustrator Coordinator, Berrie Torgan-Randall, tells us a little bit about him. Last year I received … Continue reading

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Two Field Trips for Eastern PA SCBWI Members, and a Workshop! by Virginia Law Manning

August brings a number of exciting events to EPA SCBWI members. We hope you’ll join us for one or more of them! “Eloise at the Museum” Exhibit in NYC Sunday, August 20, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM New York … Continue reading

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Writerly Advice—Get Involved, by Eva Polites

Writing is solitary, and after a while, loneliness and doubt may set in and lead to a slump. To overcome this obstacle, I recommend joining a writing group such as our very own SCBWI. As a member, you can get … 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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Late 2016 and Early 2017 Events Calendar

Though we’re closing in on the end of 2016, there are still a few writing and illustrator events you can attend for inspiration. And if you’re already looking forward to 2017, mark your calendars for a bunch of events in … Continue reading

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A Highlights Foundation Thank You By Kim Briggs

Dive in. It’s the first line of Starr Fall, my young adult romantic thriller due out this November. It’s the motto I’ve followed most of my life. It’s a philosophy that sometimes causes a near heart attack when I jump … Continue reading

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Upcoming Writing Events and Opportunities by Kim Briggs

Hi everyone! Happy Spring! As you know, we love sharing Eastern PA SCBWI writing news and events, so be sure to send us an email if you have any news you’d like to share (this includes agent/editor signings, book announcements, … Continue reading

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Registration is now OPEN for the 2015 SCBWI Eastern PA Pocono Retreat!

The SCBWI Eastern PA team is excited to announce the 23rd Annual Pocono Mountain Retreat at the Barn in Boyd’s Mills on May 1-3, 2015.  Click Here to Register! Join a stellar cast of children’s book authors and illustrators at … Continue reading

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