Tag Archives: children’s book writers

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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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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The Best Advice, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks The Best Advice! The lattes were excellent, and we were enjoying a long conversation at a local coffee shop. Both writers, we were sharing some of the things learned over decades of writing experience … Continue reading

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One or the Other, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks One or the Other In any discussions about creativity, there is one overriding myth that refuses to go away. In fact, it is so ingrained in our collective consciousness, that it is blindly … Continue reading

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He Said, She Said . . . , by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks He Said, She Said . . . A fourth grader in the rear of the auditorium raised her hand and asked, “What inspires you to write for children?” I thought for a moment … 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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The Alien in Your Head, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks The Alien in Your Head Alien. It was one of the scariest creatures in the history of science fiction movies (winning the Academy Award for best visual effects). Released in 1979, this classic … 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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Writer = Oak, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Writer = Oak “Money grows on the tree of persistence.” —Japanese proverb Two weeks ago, my wife and I journeyed to Pymatuning State Park in northwestern Pennsylvania to spend a week camping amidst … Continue reading

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The Need for Underrepresented Creators with #OwnVoices/#LivedExperience, by Laura Parnum

The Need for Underrepresented Creators with #OwnVoices/#LivedExperience* Diverse Books and #OwnVoices/#LivedExperience are not part of a trend in children’s book publishing. They are part of a movement. The children’s book community is recognizing that young readers need more opportunities to … Continue reading

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