Tag Archives: children’s publishing

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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An honor arrived in the mail today….

WOW ….that’s ME!   This magazine arrived today! – Williamsburg’s NEXT DOOR NEIGHBORS, focusing on the Arts this issue, included a story about me (written by editor Greg Lilly) and my road to having an agency in the children’s book industry!  I … Continue reading

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Everyday hero…

Sometimes just getting up and getting out to make something happen is a heroic act.  I have to brag a wee bit today…. as my dear husband Bill (70 this year!) checked off a BIG Bucket List item for himself … 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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NOTES FROM BOLOGNA! from two CAT artists there….

  What lead to your decision to visit the Bologna Children’s Book Fair this year?                            FIRST   KATY and then CONSTANZE follows Katy: Several things motivated my decision to attend the fair. First, as an illustrator and college art professor, I … 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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‘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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