Tag Archives: Authors

A Cafe Chat with Editor and Author Leila Sales, by Lindsay Bandy

  Today, we have the privilege of hosting the lovely and entertaining author AND editor, Leila Sales! Leila is an editor at Viking, a humor writer, and a YA novelist. You can learn more about Leila and her books by … Continue reading

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NEXUS, by JK George

  For Asher   Oh speak to me of driving rain Downpours drenching us to the bone Your voice ricocheting off the pavement in fervent drops Rolling off the edge into the torrent   Oh speak to me of tender … Continue reading

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Sticking to Your Character’s Resolution, by Lindsay Bandy

Ah, the New Year’s Resolution: high hopes of getting into shape, developing positive habits, and all-around improving ourselves. Those blissful last days of December, the optimistic first week of January….and then, errr! crash! bang! We’re back to watching Netflix in … Continue reading

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Reining in Picture Book Back Story, by Anna Forrester

 Way too often on a first draft, I lead with back story. It’s a habit I hope to outgrow as my writing matures. But in the meantime, I need strategies to fix it once all that background info is already there, … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Lindsay Barrett George, by Lindsay Bandy

This fine Wednesday morning, we are hosting the lovely Lindsay Barrett George, author, illustrator, and faculty member for our upcoming Pocono Retreat! So, take a break from whatever you’re doing and sit back, relax, and get to know Lindsay. Feel … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Leslie Helakoski, by Lindsay Bandy

It’s spring, it’s warm, it’s sunny, and the lovely Leslie Helakoski is joining us for a chat this morning. Leslie will be offering both a picture book workshop and a keynote at the Pocono Retreat, so if you still need … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat With Agent/Author Ammi-Joan Paquette, by Lindsay Bandy

Today, we have the pleasure of entertaining the first of our wonderful Pocono Retreat faculty members, agent at Erin Murphy Literary Agency, children’s author, and all-around nice lady, Joan Paquette! She’ll be leading a workshop entitled “Choose Your Super Power,” … Continue reading

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