Category Archives: On Publishing

July Webinars for Writers

Summer Springboard for Writers presented by Kathy MacMillan 6 week series; each webinar is 30 minutes long. Tuesdays July 7-August 11, 2020 at 10 AM Eastern/9 AM Central/8 AM Mountain/7 AM Pacific SCBWI Members: $30; Non-members: $75. Your registration covers all … Continue reading

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June Online Book Events

Thursday, June 11 at 11:00am Eastern:  Online New Castle Co Library Storytime: Once Upon a Sign Hosted by New Castle County Public Libraries (DE) FREE program. Registration required at https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/6720675 Come away to a land of kings and dragons, queens and … Continue reading

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June Webinars

I’ve got lots of great webinars coming up this summer, some for children’s librarians and educators, and some for writers! Check out the new Groupon deal for my Quillfully Online Workshops for Writers! You can see the full lineup of … Continue reading

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Check out DCI’s Online Auction!

The Deaf Camps, Inc. 2020 Online Auction is open for bids through April 15! Lots of cool stuff for writers – including manuscript and query critiques from agents Steven Malk, Hannah Mann, and Andrea Morrison of Writers House and signed … Continue reading

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Free On-Demand Webinar: Formatting Your Manuscript for Submission

I recently presented a free webinar for the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Book Writers and Illustrators on the nitty-gritty of readying your work for submission, and it’s now available free on-demand for anyone! Fonts and headers and page … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Signing at Barnes and Noble, Ellicott City, MD Saturday, December 7 from 10 AM-11:30 AM Long Gate Shopping Center 4300 Montgomery Road Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-203-9001 Come on in to purchase signed copies of NITA’S FIRST SIGNS, SHE SPOKE: … Continue reading

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Check out DCI’s Online Auction!

The Deaf Camps, Inc. 2019 Online Auction is open for bids through May 15! Lots of cool stuff for writers – including manuscript and query critiques from agents Steven Malk, Hannah Mann, and Andrea Morrison of Writers House and a … Continue reading

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Writing for All Ages

I was honored to take part recently in a group interview of authors who publish books for multiple age groups, along with authors: Hena Khan, Nora Shalaway Carpenter, Leah Henderson, and Casey Lyall. Robin Galbraith conducted the interview for Cynsations, the excellent writing … Continue reading

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Reminder: One Week Left to Bid on Agent Critiques and a SWORD AND VERSE/DAGGER AND COIN Exclusive!

The Deaf Camps, Inc 2nd annual Online Auction ends May 15! Bid now on the many handmade items, travel packages, gift certificates, and event tickets – but especially these items of interest to the bookish: Critiques from Senior Agent Steven Malk of Writers House Bid … Continue reading

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Kittens, Delays, and Upcoming Excitement

This winter has been full of cuteness, because we got two new adorable feline family members for Christmas: The black and white one is Gruntle, named by my son because she is almost always content and never disgruntled – get … Continue reading

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