Marcia Strykowski

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School Library Journal Day of Dialog

I’ve been remiss in keeping up this blog over the past few months, but rather than make excuses, suffice it to say, I’ve been busy and it’s great to be back. There have been several awesome events lately that I’d like to share with you. First up, SLJ Day of Dialog was held at the …

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NESCBWI18 SPRING CONFERENCE

Every year, the New England Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators hosts many events including a big annual conference. This spring it was, once again, held in Springfield, Massachusetts.  One of 700 attendees last weekend, I was fortunate to be able to stay overnight in the same hotel where the conference was held. Although …

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Writing Groups

There’s nothing like a great writing group for honest feedback and to hang out with like-minded people who actually get what it’s like to write, revise, and then begin again, over and over.  I’ve been fortunate to be a part of several wonderful groups. For our first couple of years, Wingate Writers met in a tiny theater …

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Authors Night at the Vineyard

I joined 45 other New England authors for an event at the always enchanting Zorvino Vineyards in New Hampshire. We had a wonderful turnout. Clientele sipped wine, perused books, and enjoyed musical entertainment while a cozy fire roared in the hearth.

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Famous Authors

What do these six famous children’s book authors have in common? They were all born on November 29th or November 30th! From left to right: Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women and other classics was born on November 29, 1832. C. S. Lewis, most famous for The Chronicles of Narnia books was born on …

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