Tag Archives: middle grade fiction

A Café Chat with Literary Agent Taylor Martindale Kean, by Lori Ann Palma

There are only a few weeks until our 2017 Pocono Retreat! Today we have another amazing interview to help you get to know our faculty.  Taylor Martindale Kean joins us in the Eastern Penn Points café! Taylor Martindale Kean is a … Continue reading

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WE Are the Lucky Ones By Dana Kramaroff

I am a singing tv competition junkie but I only stick around for the auditions – the “I WANT YOU” turn around chairs, the golden buzzers, those “you are moving onto the next round” proud moments. It is their body’s … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Editor and Author Leila Sales, by Lindsay Bandy

  Today, we have the privilege of hosting the lovely and entertaining author AND editor, Leila Sales! Leila is an editor at Viking, a humor writer, and a YA novelist. You can learn more about Leila and her books by … Continue reading

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Reader Questions Wanted: A Cafe Chat with Elizabeth Law, by Lindsay Bandy (and YOU!)

Today, we welcome Elizabeth Law to the Eastern Penn Points Cafe. Elizabeth has worked in children’s and young adult book publishing for 30 years as an editor and publisher, and now works as a publishing consultant, and with writers on … Continue reading

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A Continuing Education, by Eva Polites

So September’s theme—education—should have been an easy off the cuff post to write. After all I have been in school since I was four. In my forty-five years in the educational system, I shouldn’t be searching for what to write. … Continue reading

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My Summer Reading, by Eva Polites

Finally, I have time to read, which means my summer has begun. Ever since I became a reader (third grade), I have enjoyed the freedom of spending my days engrossed in good books. I still love to read and I … Continue reading

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WORLD BUILDING IN FANTASY FICTION, by Kit Grindstaff

Any of us can probably name a list of literary worlds, fantasy or not, that hooked us and wouldn’t let go. For me, that list includes Hogwarts, Lyra’s England in The Golden Compass, the underground prisons and above-world Tudor-cum-technological world … Continue reading

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