Tag Archives: EPA SCBWI

Member News—September 2022

Member News is a monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We want to celebrate our Eastern PA SCBWI members’ good news and help spread the word far and wide. Send us your children’s book–related news—book deals, releases, awards, author or illustrator … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Digital Presence Educator Sarah Maynard, by Laura Parnum, and a Giveaway

We are delighted to offer our FREE three-part webinar series on Digital Presence next month with digital presence educator Sarah Maynard. In preparation for the webinar series, we invited Sarah to chat at the EasternPennPoints virtual café with Laura Parnum, … Continue reading

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Brainstormy Weather, by C.J. Bolognese-Warrington

Our comic for September is about getting yourself psyched up to start working on a project that you’ve been putting off, only to be distracted once again. Look for comics by C.J. on the third Friday of each month here on … Continue reading

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Ebb and Flow, by C.J. Bolognese-Warrington

We would like to present a new feature on the EasternPennPoints blog! Illustrator and graphic designer C.J. Bolognese-Warrington, an Eastern PA SCBWI member, will be contributing monthly comic strips about the process of creating children’s books to bring some humor … Continue reading

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A Field Trip to the New-York Historical Society, by Virginia Law Manning

On July 17, I traveled with a group of five Eastern PA SCBWI members to New York City to see Picture the Dream: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through Children’s Books at the New-York Historical Society. The exhibition was curated … Continue reading

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Member News—July 2022

Member News is a monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We want to celebrate our Eastern PA SCBWI members’ good news and help spread the word far and wide. Send us your children’s book–related news—book deals, releases, awards, author or illustrator … 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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An Interview with Rachel Dougherty, by Anna Forrester

EasternPennPoints contributor Anna Forrester recently had a chat with Rachel Dougherty about Secret Engineer, Rachel’s upcoming debut book as an Author/Illustrator. Secret Engineer will be released next month on February 19. Here’s what they had to say. Anna: Hey Rachel—thanks for … Continue reading

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Upcoming Meet & Greets, by Heather Pierce Stigall

What is a Meet & Greet? An SCBWI Meet & Greet is a gathering of kid lit writers and illustrators. Like-minded people come together to chat, network, share news and resources, socialize, and learn from one another. In short, it’s … Continue reading

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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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