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#LoveMadeVisible: Love is All You Need, by Suzanne Gaadt

Suzanne Gaadt owns an eco-friendly graphic design studio and is an award-winning designer, writer, and illustrator with more than two decades of experience in visual communications. Recently she began focusing on writing and illustrating a children’s book. She also creates … Continue reading

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NEXUS, by JK George

  For Asher   Oh speak to me of driving rain Downpours drenching us to the bone Your voice ricocheting off the pavement in fervent drops Rolling off the edge into the torrent   Oh speak to me of tender … Continue reading

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Overcoming Perfectionism—A Writing Virus, by Lori Ann Palma

As fiction writers, we’re all carriers for the virus Perfectionism. The symptoms are well-documented: brow-furrows, fear and doubt in the vicinity of a writing instrument, frequent headaches, irritability, Facebook and Twitter addiction, just to name a few. You may not … Continue reading

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Focusing the Viewpoint Camera Lens with help from Orson Scott Card, by Kristen C. Strocchia

     November’s Silver screen theme brought to mind the book Characters and Viewpoint by Orson Scott Card.  While it’s a book on craft not cinema, Card talks about using viewpoint like a movie camera lens and provides visual examples to … Continue reading

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Got Business Questions? by Lindsay Bandy

Of course you do! That’s why I’ve invited NY editorial consultant Elizabeth Law to stop by the Eastern Penn Points Cafe…with a twist! YOU ask the questions. That’s right, we’ll be doing our first reader-question-based interview later this month. So … Continue reading

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Story Map Like a First Grader….Or Better Yet, WITH a First Grader! by Lindsay Bandy

Every children’s book author dreams of a classroom full of kids, giggling, clapping, and generally adoring their book. But what does it take to be a “classroom book?” Well, there are standards of learning and curriculum, there are personal preferences of … Continue reading

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Finish This Sentence:

You know you are a writer and/or illustrator when….

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