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Dedication, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Dedication Tubby, our cat of eighteen years, passed away on August 22, 2019. Tubby was my constant writing companion. Each morning at 5:30, he’d wait for me by the bedroom door. As soon … Continue reading

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The Need to Read, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks WELCOME: What was formerly known as the “Navigating Nonfiction” column for this blog has now been transformed into the “Write Angles” column. Our intent is to offer readers a wider range of topics and … Continue reading

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Is Self-Publishing For You? (Part 2), by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating     Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks Last month we addressed some of the positive aspects of self-publishing your children’s book (you can check it out here). This month’s column will examine some of the “negatives.” Let’s take … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “Sky High,” a Poem by Anthony D. Fredericks

Sky High by Anthony D. Fredericks Giggles and laughter Woven among the sand dunes— Children flying kites!   Anthony D. Fredericks is an award-winning author of more than fifty children’s books.  He has also authored Writing Children’s Books: Everything You … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “Celebrate,” a Poem by Anthony D. Fredericks

A message from our blogmaster: Welcome to the EasternPennPoints July blog event where we’ll be celebrating summer vacation all month long. Each #Vacation blog post will feature art or poetry from our Eastern PA SCBWI members with the theme “vacation.” … Continue reading

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Is Self-Publishing For You? (Part 1), by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating     Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks For many writers, self-publishing is a path to publication that offers a great deal of control and the possibility of profits traditionally unavailable in the competitive world of commercial publishing. Authors … Continue reading

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Call for Art and Poetry Submissions: July’s Theme Is “Vacation”

  Summer is just around the corner, kids are getting out of school, and many people are planning vacations. Whether that means going to museums, the beach, camping, a trip abroad, or just not having to go to school, kids … Continue reading

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A Conversation with a Children’s Book Agent (and a contest announcement), by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating     Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks Last month we discussed how you can get an agent for your book. This month we’ll talk with an agent (mine) about what she looks for in potential clients and … Continue reading

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A Recap of the 27th Annual SCBWI Pocono Retreat, by Laura Parnum

The Annual SCBWI Pocono Retreat at the Highlights Foundation has easily become one of my favorite SCBWI events. It has the relaxed and intimate atmosphere of a writing retreat but with the faculty, facilities, and programming of a top-rate conference. … Continue reading

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Finding an Agent for Your Nonfiction Books, by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating     Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks When I began writing children’s books, I knew I was in it for the “long haul”—that is, I wanted to write many books and devote many years to this profession. I … Continue reading

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