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Quote of the Day: Courage

I read a really great quote in the recent SCBWI Bulletin.  Richard Peck gave this advice to author Ruta Sepetys.

“The only way you can write is by the light of the bridges burning behind you.” 59 more words

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Opening Lines With Richard Peck

Originally Published: June 2014

by Lauren Shapiro

It feels a bit like a revivalist tent show, as Richard Peck preaches the gospel that “you’re only as good as your opening line. 772 more words

42nd Annual SCBWI LA Summer Conference Recap

Originally Posted: September 2013

by Pat Weissner, Metro-NY RA

This year’s LA Conference was vibrant, successful and enlightening, just like  all the preceding ones. Keynotes, workshops, get-togethers and meetings with old friends and new, non-stop for more than four days, sent this conference-goer home with new resolve to make the most of my writing time and stop making excuses. 284 more words