Category Archives: marketing and promotion

Portfolio Prep for Conferences…Finding YOU!

It is that time of year again!  After you review your year, (see last Post) you want to strut a new, confident foot out there into the industry! And just in time, there is the SCBWI NYC Mid Winter Conference…just waiting … Continue reading

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POST CARDS WORK!

We were thrilled and delighted to see that we were tagged in this Tweet from Giuseppe  Castellano Senior AD at Penguin Random House, featuring many of the postcards that we just sent out for our Spring Mailing!! I think it’s important for … Continue reading

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Another Crit Sunday for Temean post:

Take a Look Sunday – Kary Lee by Kathy Temean CHRIS: FIRST, what hit me right away is the MOTION of this illustration….almost a beat sense.  NICE!  The shadow of the sax player leaning back and into his music takes my … Continue reading

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another agency crit for Temean Blog

Chris: LOTS GOING ON! This artist is very technically proficient – draws and paints very very well. But are we more aware of that talent than of this individual story?  There is SO much to look at which can be great fun … Continue reading

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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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