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A Cafe Chat with Erica De Chavez, by Heather Stigall

Please note: Since this interview was conducted and due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns for our community, we have moved our Pocono Retreat to an online conference format. Please see our coronavirus updates here. We are excited to welcome Erica De … Continue reading

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Announcing New Roles for the Eastern PA SCBWI Regional Team

Some changes are coming to our Eastern PA SCBWI regional team. But don’t worry, no one is going away for good. We’re just shifting our roles. This is good news because it means we’ve got some exciting plans and initiatives … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Editor Eileen Robinson, by Heather Pierce Stigall

Eastern PA SCBWI’s very own critique group coordinator and meet & greet coordinator, Heather Pierce Stigall, recently caught up with editor and publisher Eileen Robinson here at the café. We are so excited to have Eileen on our faculty 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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A Critique Group Update & Something New! by Heather Stigall

As I approach my one-year anniversary as EPA’s Critique Group Coordinator, I want to take this time to congratulate our members. I have met many of you at local events, and we have connected through e-mail and social media. We … Continue reading

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The WHATs of Critique Groups, by Heather Pierce Stigall

I started with the WHYs, then the HOWs, followed by the WHO/WHERE/WHENs of Critique Groups. If you’re wondering WHAT things to consider when leading your own or attending a critique group, then this post is for you: What Rules You … Continue reading

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The WHO, WHERE & WHENs of Critique Groups, by Heather Pierce Stigall

In my last two articles, I addressed the WHYs and HOWs of Critique Groups. If you’re not already in a critique group, you’re ready to join or start one, right? Or maybe you have a few more questions (especially if … Continue reading

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The HOWs of Critique Groups, by Heather Pierce Stigall

In my last article, I discussed the WHYs of Critique Groups, and I hope, if you are not already a member of one, that I inspired you to join a group. But maybe you’re now left wondering, “How do I … Continue reading

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The WHYs of Critique Groups, by Heather Pierce Stigall

When I decided to take children’s writing seriously, I heard two pieces of advice: (1) Join SCBWI and (2) Join a critique group. I put both off for a while, but I figured there had to be a reason I … Continue reading

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Eastern PA Volunteer Announcements: Author Heather Pierce Stigall Joins the Team! by Virginia Law Manning

I love SCBWI! If you’ve met me, you probably already knew that. It’s been a whirlwind romance for me. I joined SCBWI in 2013 and immediately started attending events. A few months later, I met Kim Briggs at the Winter … Continue reading

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