Category Archives: Biz issues

NY Artist lunch…. and so much more

Time seems to be just running away this long awaited spring! Part of the race for CATugeau Agency was run in NYC recently…the first visitation trip Christy and I have done together.  Thank you to the wonderfully welcoming editors and AD’s at … Continue reading

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first quarter news good….

Well, things are looking better for books…at least kids books which seem to lead the markets often these days. A bit ago the first quarter stats were discussed in PW, and I wanted to share only a bit of all … Continue reading

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Pic Book Tips (borrowed but brilliant)….

I just read the end of the submission guidelines for an Australian/International Picture Book competition, and these TIPS were there.  Nothing new, but to read them all together is wonderful and possibly helpful to all.  Thank you Kathy Temean (Writing … Continue reading

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LAUNCH: Maggie and Milo: frog hunters

Just in time for spring, a grandma (!) sends a surprise package of JUST what you need to Frog Hunt…so off go Maggie, a wee lively gal, and Milo, a huge loving dog!  Our Priscilla Burris brings the characters alive … Continue reading

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stealing OCHOA interview! ….

Thanks to Kathy Temean for another wonderful interview of a CAT artist… this Sat. it was Ana Ochoa, one of our two Mexican talents. (Martha Aviles is the other)   ENJOY!   (and I’ll soon post one from week before as well….) … Continue reading

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CHECK THIS OUT! new for new year…

Writing and Illustrating Sharing Information About Writing and Illustrating for Children About Events Illustration Posted by: Kathy Temean | January 7, 2014 New Opportunity for Illusrators at Catugeau I think most of you know Christina Tugeau and her agency which she … Continue reading

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The official announcing…..

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I’ve noticed…..Balance Finding!

With the country in what feels like such IMbalance these days, it was actually a treat to read in PW this week (Nov 18)  about the slowdown in the sales of e-books!  Earlier they’d reported a decline of sales with established publishers … Continue reading

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COMMON CORE COMMON SENSE

I’ve enjoyed all the talk and articles lately about the adoption of the Current Educational Common Core with its emphasis on critical thinking and non-fiction facts by using trade books in our school classrooms.  I thought that was what good teachers were … Continue reading

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Teaching and learning….

This past weekend I had the privilege of being on the faculty for the Mid Atlantic SCBWI Fall conference and Intensive. What a wonderful time of teaching, sharing and as always, learning.  A most creative time for all.  And boy did they treat … Continue reading

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