Tag Archives: SCBWIEPA

Agent Caitlin McDonald on PERFECTING YOUR PITCH! with Lindsay Bandy

Today, we welcome Caitlin McDonald from Donald Maass Literary Agency! Caitlin is here to help you write your pitch, and to let you know what she’s looking for! Read below, then reserve your spot to pitch Caitlin at Fall Philly! … Continue reading

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Fall Philly Faculty Spotlight: Agent Kelly Peterson, by Lindsay Bandy

Today, we’ve got the spotlight on Kelly Peterson, agent at the Corvisiero Literary Agency!  Hi Kelly! Super excited to see you in just about a week! Can you tell us what’s on your wishlist right now? I’m really looking for … Continue reading

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A Highlights Foundation Thank You By Kim Briggs

Dive in. It’s the first line of Starr Fall, my young adult romantic thriller due out this November. It’s the motto I’ve followed most of my life. It’s a philosophy that sometimes causes a near heart attack when I jump … Continue reading

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SCBWIEPA Pocono Highlights #2: Get into Character by Kim Briggs

Hi one and all! I wrote this letter to Alison, my Ink Sister, over at our blog: INKSistersWrite. I thought I’d share it here, because it’s all about the Pocono Retreat! Dear Alison, I am a closet illustrator. I admire illustrators’ … Continue reading

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Northeastern PA Writing Workshop Opportunity with Clara Gillow Clark and Jan Cheripko by Kim Briggs

Here in Eastern PA SCBWI, we love to spread the word about writing and illustrating events that benefit our members. Many of these events are not SCBWI sponsored events but they provide excellent opportunities to develop your craft. If you … Continue reading

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Three Techniques to Apply Setting in Your Fictional World, by Lori Ann Palma

Have you ever read a great book that could’ve taken place anywhere? When you think back to the characters, were they roaming around Anytown, USA? The answer to those two questions is most likely no. The reason: Great stories happen … Continue reading

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The Other Writing: Five Techniques to Begin Journaling, by Lori Ann Palma

For as long as I can remember, I’ve kept a journal. Whether it was a book with a lock and key, a marble composition notebook, or an old sketch pad, I’ve never been without a source of paper to act … Continue reading

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