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Writer’s Block (Don’t Fall for It!), by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating  Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks I don’t get “writer’s block!” Never have, never will. Why? Because I believe writer’s block is a personal exemption—a “get-out-of-jail-free” card. It’s an all-too-common fallback; a walled defense against discipline; and … Continue reading

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Where Do You Get Your Ideas? Part 3, by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating  Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks Getting new and exciting ideas for writing children’s books—particularly nonfiction—is a constant challenge. In both the August and September columns we looked at some common sources for ideas and how those … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Nonfiction Author Anthony D. Fredericks, by Lindsay Bandy

We have an exciting new monthly feature for you here at Eastern Penn Points! Award-winning author and educator Anthony Fredericks will be sharing wisdom and insights with us in a new monthly column called Navigating Nonfiction, so I invited him to … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: Love is All You Need, by Suzanne Gaadt

Suzanne Gaadt owns an eco-friendly graphic design studio and is an award-winning designer, writer, and illustrator with more than two decades of experience in visual communications. Recently she began focusing on writing and illustrating a children’s book. She also creates … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: My Twin, by Kandice LaShae

A poem dedicated to my twin sister Katrice She’s a special part of me So much more than my better half We look the same But we’re very different Let me take a minute to explain People call me “the … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Editor Laura Whitaker, by Lindsay Bandy

This weekend, we are delighted to host the fabulous editor Laura Whitaker! We’re lucky enough to have her as a faculty member for our upcoming Pocono Retreat. (It’s DAYS away, people! Hooray!) Here comes Laura… Lindsay: Hi there, Laura, and … Continue reading

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Elisa Kleven, Author & Illustrator, Delivers Big Ideas in Small Packages, by Virginia Law Manning + Book Giveaway!!

Elisa Kleven is an award-winning author and illustrator of over 30 books for children. Her picture books include one of my all-time favorites THE PAPER PRINCESS (Dutton, 1994). The story is beautifully paired with Elisa’s mixed-media collage illustrations that create … Continue reading

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