Monthly Archives: July 2015

Cat Nips: Simon Kaplan’s Pic Bk hints!

well worth a close read and copy….. thanks Simon for this check list!!!…… “READ ME,” WHISPERED THE MANUSCRIPT TO THE EDITOR: Formatting your manuscript for maximum visibility written by Simon Kaplan from Picture Book People Newsletter Years ago, when I … Continue reading

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CAT NIP: DUMMIES….necessary?

I’ve been asked this now and then:  “must I do a complete 32 page dummy for this ms of mine when they’ll change it anyway?”    YES!   Of course it’s totally up to you how you present your ideas, ms, and … Continue reading

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Sharing a personal moment …..

I’ve just opened my eyes after today’s meditation portion of a 21 day Deepak and Oprah meditation opportunity I decided to try.  This is the end of the first week, and the first day I actually did the full meditation … Continue reading

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Bermuda Grass !…

Yesterday I was prepping the soil and replanting two beds at the end of our Williamsburg  driveway…. a happy project (and I had help!)  BUT then I was unhappily reminded of the faithfully maddening presence of BERMUDA GRASS!  It pushes, twists … Continue reading

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OH SO TRUE…

couldn’t resist this…borrowed from a Dir. of IL post, borrowed from Warhol,  it’s an OH SO TRUE statement if there ever was one!  Do the art, style, colors you need and want to do….lets others (family, friends, clients (well, follow directions!), … Continue reading

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