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Get OUT this spring…..

Here in Williamsburg VA it’s almost summer ….very warm and intensely sunny, with those evening thunderstorms and occasional ‘light shows’ that still excite my New England senses.  I’m drawn outside a lot….hard to work inside.  THAT IS A GOOD THING! … Continue reading

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take care of your ‘tools’

This happy photo of my youngest grandkids (and our agency ‘research assistants!’) reading together, yet totally engrossed in their ‘literary worlds,’ just pleases me SO much!  Isn’t that why we all of the children’s market do what we do? I … Continue reading

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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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Memories….

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It is all about the giving….

Burris Betz Chan Fields Hatam Henninger Kennedy McLeod Von Kitzing Wolff Yan WE GIVE THANKS FOR OUR “CAT” ARTISTS, AND ARTISTS OF ALL SORTS EVERYWHERE EVERY DAY…. they give all us the gift of SIGHT ! …helping us SEE what … Continue reading

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‘Catch a Kiss’ -sent from Kirkus for McLeod !…

There is much talk these days about diversity and the need for more stories to include the mix of characters that is todays reality.  We’ve noticed several Kirkus reviews lately actually mentioning “the little white girl” as description in their reviews which has … Continue reading

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“Little Bitty” CB Review / Barton interview!

 from Children’s Book Review blog Patrice Barton’s artistic talents were discovered at age three when she was found creating a mural on the wall of her dining room with a pastry brush and a can of Crisco. She earned a … Continue reading

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