Howard County Chapter Presents Children’s Author Pamela Love

Prolific children’s author Pamela Love will present “Writing and the Wonder of Hidden Things” at the January meeting of the MWA Howard County Chapter on Thursday, January 17, at 7:00 p. m. The meeting will be at Sunrise Senior Living, 6500 Freetown Road, in Columbia.

Ms. Love will discuss the essentials of writing and submitting to children’s magazines and picture book publishers; her writing philosophy; and the genesis of some of her most successful ideas.

post-holiday party with refreshments will follow her presentation. Stay and mingle with members and guests. Chapter President Glen Spangler says if you bring a new or gently-used book for the Howard County Domestic Violence Center, you will get an extra door-prize ticket! “Did I mention there will be a door prize?,” Glen writes.

About the speaker:

Pamela Love grew up in New Jersey. She gra duated from Bucknell University with a double major in English and Elementary Education. Before becoming a writer, she worked as a teacher and in marketing. Scholastic/Children’s Books published her easy reader, Two Feet Up, Two Feet Down. Down East Books published her four picture books,A Loon Alone (currently in its third printing), A Cub ExploresA Moose’s Morning, and Lighthouse Seeds. The anthologies Family Matters: Thirteen Short Stories, published by Pauline Books, and Short Short Stories for Reading Aloud, published by The Education Center, Inc., each contain one of her stories.

Her work has been chosen to appear on standardized tests and as preparatory material for such tests in several states. In addition, she’s published dozens of short stories and poems in magazines such as Highlights for Children,Cricket, and Jack and Jill, among others. She’s a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, which awarded her a Letter of Merit in their 2005 Magazine Merit poetry contest.

For more information, visit the Howard County Chapter website. Click here for directions to Sunrise Senior Living.

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