Tag Archives: SCBWI

Member News — April 2021

Member News is a monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We want to celebrate our Eastern PA SCBWI members’ good news and help spread the word far and wide. Send us your children’s book–related news—book deals, releases, awards, author or illustrator … Continue reading

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Three Classic Mistakes, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Three Classic Mistakes I was in southern Virginia as the visiting children’s author at a local elementary school. The slide show was over and it was time for questions from the audience. I … Continue reading

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Lessons from Falling on the Ice, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

Lessons from Falling on the Ice  I knew at five years old what I wanted to be when I grew up—a professional ice skater. I decided on my chosen profession after my parents took me to an Ice Capades (Disney … Continue reading

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An Interview with Upcoming Webinar Presenter: Literary Agent Paige Terlip, by Heather Stigall

Today on the EasternPennPoints blog we are featuring an interview by Heather Stigall with literary agent Paige Terlip of Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Paige will be presenting at the upcoming webinar “Picture Book Building Blocks.” To learn more about the … Continue reading

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One or the Other, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks One or the Other In any discussions about creativity, there is one overriding myth that refuses to go away. In fact, it is so ingrained in our collective consciousness, that it is blindly … Continue reading

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An Interview and Upcoming Webinar with Agent Laurel Symonds, by Virginia Law Manning

Today on the EasternPennPoints blog we are featuring an interview by Virginia Law Manning with literary agent Laurel Symonds of The Bent Agency. Laurel will be presenting at the upcoming webinar “Picture Books as Physical Objects.” To learn more about … Continue reading

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An Interview with Award-Winning Author Wendelin Van Draanen, by Laura Parnum

Today on the EasternPennPoints blog we are pleased to have award-winning author Wendelin Van Draanen. Wendelin has written more than thirty novels for young readers and teens, including three book series: the Sammy Keyes series, the Shredderman books, and the … Continue reading

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Member News — February 2021

Member News is a monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We want to celebrate our Eastern PA SCBWI members’ good news and help spread the word far and wide. Send us your children’s book–related news—book deals, releases, awards, author or illustrator … Continue reading

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Starting Your Own Critique Group, by Heather Stigall

Starting Your Own Critique Group Quite some time ago I wrote a series of blog posts about critique groups. In them, I tackled five “Ws” and one “H”: Why join a critique group? How do you find or start a critique group? Who do you include … Continue reading

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