Category Archives: On Writing

Register now for online Picture Book Revision Workshop

Picture Book Revision Workshop with Kathy MacMillan Hosted by The Writer’s Center 2 Tuesdays: 6:30 PM EDT – 8:30 PM EDT June 21 – June 28. $100.00. Let’s dig in together and polish your picture book! Bring your completed picture … Continue reading

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Register now for SHE SPOKE Webinar – March 24

Celebrate Women’s History Month with us! SHE SPOKE: Live webinar hosted by Familius Press Thursday, March 24th @ 3:30pm Pacific/6:30pm Eastern Kathy MacMillan and Manuela Bernardi, co-authors of She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World … Continue reading

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Shifting Perspectives: Behind SWORD AND VERSE and DAGGER AND COIN

This week I chatted with the folks at Randomly.shop about writing from different perspectives, the world of Sword and Verse and Dagger and Coin, and the writers who inspire me. Read the interview here.  

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Interview with Jen Bryant, author of Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight: Patsy Takemoto Mink and the Fight for Title IX

As my co-author Manuela Bernardi and I worked on our book, She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World (along with another project we hope to be able to share with you soon!), we learned about so … Continue reading

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Register now for Creative Coaching Groups: 6-Month Mentorship Program

I am excited to be mentoring a new crop of writers in the January to June 2022 Creative Coaching Groups! If you’re looking for a way to take your work to the next level, check out this program available exclusively … Continue reading

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Publishing Skills for Writers starts this Wednesday! Register now!

3-webinar series: Publishing Skills for Writers – Wednesdays, July 7-21, 7-9 PM Eastern Being a successful writer is more than just creating great books, it also means navigating submissions and the publication process and communicating clearly and professionally with everyone … Continue reading

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This Wednesday! Join me for Storybuilding!

Webinar: Storybuilding – Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 7-9 PM Eastern (hosted by The Writer’s Center) Learn how to focus on the specifics you need at each stage of the writing process to build your characters’ world without ever losing sight … Continue reading

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Register now for Creative Coaching Groups: 6-Month Mentorship Program

I am excited to announce that I will be stepping into the Mentorship Program Coordinator position for SCBWI MD/DE/WV, spearheading the region’s new mentorship program for writers and illustrators, Creative Coaching Groups! This 6-month mentorship program, available only to SCBWI … Continue reading

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This Saturday! : A Conversation with Kidlit Authors

I’m looking forward to moderating this terrific panel featuring kidlit authors for all ages! A CONVERSATION WITH KIDLIT AUTHORS Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 2 PM Eastern (Online via Zoom) This panel is sponsored by the Maryland Writers Association and … Continue reading

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One Week from Today! Join Me for CHOICES AND CONSEQUENCES!

Choices and Consequences Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 7 PM Eastern/6 PM Central/5 PM Mountain/4 PM Pacific. Includes access to recording for 30 days after live event. Compton Crook Award Finalist and author of fiction and nonfiction for children, teens, … Continue reading

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