Fall Full Manuscript Writer’s Retreat a.k.a Avalon Writers Retreat – New Venue

This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to have a FULL MANUSCRIPT critiqued by agents looking for clients.

Writing and Illustrating

Many of you know I run a full manuscript writer’s retreat in Avalon, NJ each year at the end of September. This year I’ve decided to switch things up to make things more convenient and hold the retreat at The Crown Plaza Hotel and Conferenc Center in Princeton, NJ.

Many of you will remember this location, since it is where I held the New Jersey SCBWI Annual Conferences for three years before I stepped down as Regional Advisor. Although renting a house in a lovely ocean side community was a wonderful experience. We were limited by the amount of bedroom available, and for some people it was hard to get to. This is a short train ride from New York City and Newark Airport and the hotel has a shuttle that will pick anyone up attending at the Princeton Junction Train Station.

Flying? Easy access from Newark – short train…

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Celebrating World Read-Aloud Day…All Month Long.

While World Read-Aloud Day (WRAD) is officially Wednesday, 2-5-20, I will be featuring authors who write for children with their current books throughout the month of February. The first post will feature non-fiction PB author LAURIE WALLMARK on 2-6.  Other posts will highlight new MG, YA, and a debut PB. It will end with a SNEAK PEEK at my own MG: WISHES, DARES, AND HOW TO STAND UP TO A BULLY, as I set out on a blog tour to promote the book.

I’ve enjoyed every book featured and have posted reviews for all of them. I hope you’ll be encouraged to read them and post reviews of your own.