Friday, September 23, 2016

EPA SCBWI Fall Philly Registration is LIVE!!!

Dear Alison,

I cannot tell a lie. I am recycling a post from Eastern PA SCBWI's Easternpennpoints. Well, I guess I'm not recycling--what's that buzz word we used all summer? That's right, repurposing! I'm repurposing the blog post I wrote and for good reason because....


FALL PHILLY IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER
And it’s better than ever.

Yes, we've got an all-star line-up of PA authors and acquiring agents at this year’s Fall Philly.
October 23, 2016
9am – 4pm
Warwick Hotel at Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Adam Lehrhaupt (I Will Not Eat You), Elizabeth Kann (Pinkalicious), Becky Birtha (Lucky Beans), Diana Rodriguez Wallach (Anastasia Phoenix), Jennifer Hansen Rolli (Just One More), as well as your hosts, Kim Briggs and Alison Green Myers, will entertain you with five craft focused sessions throughout the day.

And… Sign up for one-to-one pitch sessions with acquiring agents. Adriana Dominguez (Full Circle Literary), Linda Camacho (Prospect Agency), Beth Phelan (The Bent Agency), Kelly Peterson (Corvisiero Literary), Jordy Albert (The Booker Albert Agency), Danielle Burby (HSG Agency), Melissa Edwards (Stonesong Agency), Charlie Olsen (Inkwell Management), and Sean McCarthy (The Sean McCarthy Literary Agency), Christa Heschke (McIntosh and Otis Agency), Carrie Howland (Empire Literary) will be in attendance with limited meetings open to you.
Registration: $99 for SCBWI members, $139 for non-members
Ten minute pitch sessions: $25
Pitches open to registered conferees only.
You are limited to five pitches at the event.
****Please note: Spots are filling FAST.

SIGN UP TODAY ON OUR EASTERN PA SCBWI'S WEBSITE

Fall Philly will be a BLAST, a blast I tell you, so of course I would repurpose my post, but this Fall Philly Advertisement is new....

By the way, you did an amazing job on that flyer! 
Alison, there's one more reason I repurposed the blog post, because...

I HAVE EXCITING MEMBER NEWS

Yep, one of our members has done it again!! Lauren LeBlanc won SCBWI's WIP award for her chapter book submission: How to be a Bad Guy by Dallas Bottomley
Fed up with his friends’ obsession with superheroes, 8-year-old Dallas decides to become a villain instead. But when he discovers he would rather stand up for the underdog, he must redefine what villainy means to him.
Here's the official SCBWI WIP ANNOUNCEMENT. Let's give a round of applause for Lauren and wish her a ginormous amount of luck for the next round of her journey.

So Alison, I think we've learned some valuable lessons: Fall Philly is an event you don't want to miss, Lauren LeBlanc is awesome, and repurposing is responsible blogging! 


Sharing the writing love one letter at a time,
Kim