Tag Archives: Children’s book authors

Call for Blog Submissions: Personal Journeys!

We Want to Hear from YOU! The EasternPennPoints blog is always open to submissions from our members. If you’d like to share a part of your writing or illustrating journey online, we’re happy to feature it on our blog and … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Christine Kendall and Lindsay Bandy, by Laura Parnum plus a Critique Giveaway

We’re looking forward to our first webinar of 2022 in which we’ll feature a panel discussion on the role of research in fiction with authors Christine Kendall and Lindsay Bandy. The webinar will take place on January 20 at 7:00 … Continue reading

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Email Marketing for Authors: Six Messages to Send Your Readers, by Lauren Ranalli

Did you happen to read some emails today? 🙂 If so, then you are in good company. Reading email is a daily occurrence for many of us. As an author and marketing professional, I’m often asked about social media. I think social … Continue reading

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A Love Affair, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks A Love Affair Recently, I received some very good news: a book proposal for a new adult nonfiction book, In Search of the Old Ones: An Odyssey among Ancient Trees, was accepted by Smithsonian … Continue reading

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Eastern PA and Western PA Team Up for PaLA!

The Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) conference is happening this week, and thanks to Western PA SCBWI Regional Advisor, Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan, and Eastern PA SCBWI PAL Coordinator, Lindsay Bandy, members from both regions have teamed up to donate signed copies of … Continue reading

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Communicating with Our Readers, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Communicating with Our Readers This November my wife and I will be celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary. We will be journeying back to The Williamsburg Inn in Williamsburg, VA to spend three nights in … Continue reading

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Creativity for Authors, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Creativity for Authors I was recently accorded a professional honor by the editors of Psychology Today. They invited me to author a recurring blog on creativity (https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/contributors/anthony-d-fredericks-edd). The column examines why creativity is often … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Writing Early Readers and Chapter Books with Saadia Faruqi

Writing Early Readers & Chapter Books with author Saadia Faruqi Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. EST Chapter books and early readers are very different in voice and structure from other types of children’s books. In this webinar, author Saadia Faruqi will … 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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Eastern PA Webinar—Focus Your New Year Writing Goals: Books that Transcend, with Melanie Castillo

UPCOMING WEBINAR Focus Your New Year Writing Goals: Books that Transcend Thursday, January 7, 2021 7:00-8:30 p.m. EST Editor and agent wishlists often include books that surprise them and put a fresh twist on something tried and true. But as … Continue reading

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