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Attending the SCBWI Conference – Part 2: The Space Between the Panels: David Wiesner on Storytelling

by Jeff Campbell, author and instructor at The Writers Circle Storytelling is storytelling, no matter what medium. That is the second lesson I learned at the annual SCBWI New Jersey … Continue reading

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June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Attending the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Conference – Part 1: Gathering Your Tribe

by Jeff Campbell, author and instructor at The Writers Circle Writing is often considered a lonely profession. But it doesn’t have to be. That’s the lesson I learned last weekend. … Continue reading

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June 13, 2016 · 5 Comments

TO MARKET, TO MARKET – Part Three: Finding the Perfect Literary Agent for YOU!

Now that you’ve come up with your brilliant Elevator Pitch, drafted your query letter and the dreaded synopsis, it’s time to face the part of the process over which you … Continue reading

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May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

SPEAKER SERIES RECAP: Less Stress College Essays

Sarah Lyman Kravits knows what it takes to write a great college essay.  Not only is she the co-author of the Keys to Success college textbook series, but she’s read … Continue reading

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May 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

TO MARKET, TO MARKET – Part Two: The Dreaded Synopsis

Now that you’ve had the pleasure of boiling down your entire novel, memoir or nonfiction book into a single “elevator pitch” and tucked it neatly into your one-page query letter, … Continue reading

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March 31, 2016 · 1 Comment

SPEAKER SERIES RECAP: Kick-Start Your Blog

by Laurie Lico Albanese “Go with your passion,” was the phrase of the day at Stacey Gill’s Kick-Start Your Blog workshop held at The Writers Circle in Montclair this past Sunday. … Continue reading

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March 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

SPEAKER SERIES RECAP: How to Get Successfully Published with The Book Doctors

by Mally Becker “This is the greatest time in history to be a writer,” declared David Henry Sterry. Because of all the publishing options now available, he and Arielle Eckstut, … Continue reading

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March 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

TO MARKET, TO MARKET – Part One: The “Elevator Pitch” Query Letter

After six years as The Writers Circle, we’ve witnessed the birth of some amazing writing and worked with writers who’ve truly stretched and grown. We’ve cheered a great many on … Continue reading

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February 26, 2016 · 3 Comments

The Writers Circle’s 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Finalists

DRUM ROLL, PLEASE…. Here they are: The Writers Circle’s 2016 finalists in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards!  We have a lot of key winners this year in practically every writing category!  And the … Continue reading

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February 4, 2016 · 3 Comments

Resolve to Write

On January 9, The Writers Circle held two simultaneous special events to start of the new year: Resolve to Write – one in Ridgewood, hosted by Co-Director Michelle Cameron, and one … Continue reading

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January 11, 2016 · 2 Comments
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