Tag Archives: children’s book illustrators

Lunch with Friends, by C.J. Bolognese-Warrington

Isn’t it fun catching up with old friends for lunch? Sometimes the conversations can take an interesting turn! Look for comics by C.J. Bolognese-Warrington on the third Friday of each month here on the EasternPennPoints blog. Lunch with Friends Christopher-James … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Rachel Orr, by Kristen Strocchia

Next month we’ve got a fun webinar for all those animal lovers out there! “Yakkity Yak: Animal Protagonists in Picture Books” will be led by literary agent Rachel Orr of Prospect Agency on February 7 at 7:00 p.m. To gear … Continue reading

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2022 Banner Challenge Winners Announced

We recently held our third annual illustration challenge for new banners to grace the top of our website, blog, and our social media profile backgrounds. Our banner changes every six months on November 30 and May 31. Eastern PA illustrators … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2022 Eastern PA SCBWI Banner Challenge

Eastern PA SCBWI is updating our web page and we need a new banner! The banner will grace the top of our region’s SCBWI page, blog, and social media backgrounds. We’re inviting all current Eastern PA SCBWI members to submit their design … Continue reading

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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 Book Designer Taylor Abatiell, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

We are getting very excited for our upcoming Virtual Illustrator Day on October 9, 2021. This year we are focusing on nonfiction and biography. There is still time to register, and we are still accepting applications for our scholarships (application … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Art Director Ellice Lee, by Berrie Torgan-Randall AND a Portfolio Critique Giveaway!

We are excited to be hosting a FREE webinar series this summer dedicated to those all-important first impressions. We call it “First Page Center Stage.” In this webinar series, industry professionals will provide live feedback of participants’ First Pages (for manuscripts) or … Continue reading

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Two for One, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Two for One This month, I’m dividing my usual 700 words into two mini columns. Enjoy! One The air was pungent with the bouquet of pine. Streams of early morning sunlight echoed through … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat (and Critique Giveaway!) with Award-Winning Illustrator and Agent Shadra Strickland, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

A Cafe Chat with Award-Winning Illustrator and Agent Shadra Strickland, by Berrie Torgan-Randall Welcome back to the EasternPennPoints Café, our virtual café here in Eastern PA. Today’s café chat features a conversation between award-winning illustrator and agent Shadra Strickland and … Continue reading

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Lessons from Falling on the Ice, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

Lessons from Falling on the Ice  I knew at five years old what I wanted to be when I grew up—a professional ice skater. I decided on my chosen profession after my parents took me to an Ice Capades (Disney … Continue reading

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