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Volunteer Spotlight—Berrie Torgan-Randall, by Virginia Law Manning

Last November after Fall Philly, EPA member Berrie Torgan-Randall approached me and RA Kim Briggs about the possibility of offering Mike Malbrough’s “Portfolio Development Workshop” in Eastern PA. I knew the NJ chapter had successfully run the program in the … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: Dinosaurs Living in My Hair 2, by Anni Matsick

Here’s a spread by Anni Matsick done for the sequel to Dinosaurs Living In My Hair! by Jayne M. Rose-Vallee, showing five friends who love sharing time together. Kids spend a lot of time focusing on their differences. DLIMH2 takes a look at what … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: Confused Valentine, by Erik Ammon

I got this Valentine In my bag, But I’m not sure why. I do not like her, And she’s mean. She stole my jello, And she pushed me in the mud. But, she gave me this card That says I’m … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: For Breakfast I Ate A Peanut Chew, by Berrie Torgan-Randall + Book Giveaway!

For Breakfast I Ate a Peanut Chew is an incredibly endearing short story that children of all ages will enjoy. By the end of the rhyme, the reader will undoubtedly find themselves craving this temptingly fun and delicious snack! Berrie Torgan-Randall … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: Morning, by Anni Matsick

  Anni Matsick “Morning” watercolor on paper 8” x 11” Anni Matsick is a children’s illustrator who lives and works in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania. She was a presenter at eastern PA SCBWI’s 2017 Fall Philly. Two of her watercolor paintings of children … Continue reading

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Dragon Reading, by Laura Marinakos

Hello, everyone! It’s crazy to think that fall is now behind us. Although the temperature has fluctuated greatly over the past few weeks, the bitter cold we are now experiencing is a foreshadowing, I believe, for many snowy days ahead. … Continue reading

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“A Method for the Madness” & Silent Auction Announcement, by Virginia Law Manning, EPA Critique Group Organizer

I’ve read it takes the average author 10 years to get their first book published. TEN years. But, one thing I’ve learned is that you can’t rush it. You have to do your homework. While there are no short cuts, … Continue reading

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