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Posts Tagged ‘agents’

Post-Conference Fire

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

I don’t think I’m alone when I say last weekend’s SCBWI Western Washington spring conference was better than ever. It sells out every year with over 400 attendees who come to see, hear, and interact with theĀ  stellar faculty that is brought in. This year we were graced by the presence of best-selling authors like […]

Brand New Day

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

So after getting up at 4:30am yesterday and driving an hour and a half with writer pal Alison Weatherby to the annual Whidbey Island Writers Conference for the first time, I’m back and have a few things to say about it. First of all, I’m used to the awesome spring SCBWI conference held outside of […]

the future of teen literature: more vampires and werewolves?

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

While I have recently seen blogs where agents stated that paranormal subject matter (you know, vampires et al) is on the decline, I keep seeing more signs that teen taste for the dark and not so normal is not about to die. I have a feeling that agents and other adults are going to get […]

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