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Happy Cover Reveal, Kim Briggs!!

I can’t think of a better way to kick off this hot September weekend than revealing the cover for Starr Fall, Book One, the Young Adult Romance Series by Kim Briggs, releasing November 4, 2016 from Inkspell Publishing! CONGRATULATIONS, KIM!! We’re always … Continue reading

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Overcome Writer Burnout By Becoming a Life-Long Learner, by Lori Ann Palma

September is traditionally a time when school comes back to the forefront of our lives. Whether it be shuffling your own children to the bus, returning to teaching, or settling into a new project, our focus shifts away from summer … Continue reading

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Princeton Children’s Book Festival and EPA SCBI Meet-Up on 9/24

School’s just started but we’re already planning a field trip! Come join Eastern PA members as we visit the Princeton Children’s Book Festival on Saturday, September 24th at the Hinds Plaza. If you don’t have too much homework, meet up … Continue reading

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Agent Research 101: Ten Must-See Resources Before You Query, by Lori Ann Palma

Your manuscript is polished, your query letter is compelling, and you have a list of literary agents ready to go. It’s time to submit, right? Not so fast! One of the major steps in the submission process that many writers … Continue reading

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Sign Up For BREAK INTO PUBLISHING!

Just starting out writing for young people and wondering what you’re getting yourself into? Ready to query and anxious for feedback? Been querying for a while and wondering what’s really going on behind closed doors? Well, then you’ll want to Register for … 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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Writer Beware: The Horizons of Writing Craft, by Kristen C. Strocchia

Since language and culture are living, breathing and actively changing, the literature they produce—and therefore our craft as writers—change with them.  What’s trending now, is not what trended a hundred years ago or what will be trending a hundred years … Continue reading

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JUST ANNOUNCED: Upcoming Eastern PA SCBWI Events

New Eastern PA SCBWI Events are popping up all over the state and we’d love you to join us. Fall Philly’s BACK! Save the date: Sunday, October 23rd, 2016. Details to follow shortly. Here’s another AMAZING opportunity you don’t want … Continue reading

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The Cow Who Climbed a Tree AND Other Ways to Kick Doubt Out, by Jeanne M. Curtin

I’ll be in the middle of writing and I’ll get this unwelcome visitor called Doubt. *sigh* And this visitor asks all kinds of annoying questions. Can you write? I mean really write? Will you ever be published? What are you … Continue reading

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Three Tips for Dealing with Unsupportive People in Your Writing Life, by Lori Ann Palma

 For every dream you want to achieve, there are people in your life who support you, and those who do not. Non-support comes in many forms, from a lack of interest in what you’re working on to a full-blown attack … Continue reading

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