Category Archives: Promotioinal tips

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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Two SCBWI fun days!

This weekend I did the second of two SCBWI presentations I’d offered to do for subgroups of the Mid Atlantic Group.  And what fun I had!  The weekend before I was with the lovely group of talented, motivated writers and … Continue reading

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CAT NIP: transitions…

I wrote that I’d spoken to two groups of college students recently (Ringling College of Art and Design and William & Mary here in Wmsbrg).  It’s gotten me thinking of TRANSITIONS in life…so many of them! almost constant in fact.  … Continue reading

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William & Mary Art Class talk…..

Lizzi, me, and Kirsten from Wm & Mary art I had the great pleasure of speaking to the Senior Class of Art students at William & Mary here in Williamsburg last evening.  Most were fine arts majors (these two had interest … 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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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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Mama bird teaching……

from Joanne Friar This morning I saw Kathy Temean’s blog post and was delighted that she featured this image from one of the CAT artists Joanne Friar as a segue into also posting part of my recent article here on the … Continue reading

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