Tag Archives: Laura Parnum

How Can SCBWI Help You?, by Laura Parnum

Many times, when members of the kid lit community are asked to give advice to aspiring children’s book authors and illustrators, one of the top recommendations is to join SCBWI. If you’re following this blog, you’ve probably already done that. … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “Celebrate,” a Poem by Anthony D. Fredericks

A message from our blogmaster: Welcome to the EasternPennPoints July blog event where we’ll be celebrating summer vacation all month long. Each #Vacation blog post will feature art or poetry from our Eastern PA SCBWI members with the theme “vacation.” … Continue reading

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Call for Art and Poetry Submissions: July’s Theme Is “Vacation”

  Summer is just around the corner, kids are getting out of school, and many people are planning vacations. Whether that means going to museums, the beach, camping, a trip abroad, or just not having to go to school, kids … Continue reading

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A Recap of the 27th Annual SCBWI Pocono Retreat, by Laura Parnum

The Annual SCBWI Pocono Retreat at the Highlights Foundation has easily become one of my favorite SCBWI events. It has the relaxed and intimate atmosphere of a writing retreat but with the faculty, facilities, and programming of a top-rate conference. … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with New York Times Best-Selling Author Lisa Maxwell, by Laura Parnum

Today at the Eastern Penn Points Café Laura is joined by Lisa Maxwell, author of the New York Times Best Seller The Last Magician. Lisa will be joining our faculty at our annual Pocono Retreat in April (for more information … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Literary Agent Marie Lamba, by Laura Parnum

I recently had the very lovely pleasure of chatting with Marie Lamba at the Eastern Penn Points Café. Marie is an author as well as a literary agent at the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency and will be joining our faculty … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Assistant Editor Amanda Ramirez, by Laura Parnum

I recently had the opportunity to invite Amanda Ramirez to chat with me at the café. Amanda is an assistant editor at Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers and will be on our faculty at the 2019 Pocono Retreat … Continue reading

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