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#Vacation: “Here in Missouri,” a Poem by Jen Bryant

Here in Missouri by Jen Bryant “Maybe you had to leave in order to really miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” —Jodi Picoult, Handle With Care I miss my … Continue reading

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The Storyboard Renaissance: Whole Manuscript Showcase, by Kristen C. Strocchia

We’ve probably all walked away from a critique thinking, “If (agent/editor) could just see the whole story, then . . .” maybe they would fall in love or, at least, maybe they could better advise the opening or diagnose why … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with A.S. King + Book Giveaway! by Lindsay Bandy

Today, the Eastern Penn Points Cafe is delighted to host award-winning author, Amy Sarig (A.S.) King! A.S. King has been called “One of the best Y.A. writers working today” by the New York Times Book Review. King is the author of many … Continue reading

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Going to Movie School: 5 Ways Films Can Help Your Writing, by Lori Ann Palma

  In a post in March of this year, I focused on tips for writing realistic dialogue in YA fiction . One of the key points I mentioned was to turn on film subtitles (or closed captions) to improve your … Continue reading

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