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Bob Staake retreat…from Dave Szalay!

A peaceful fun sketch done recently by our artist Dave Szalay of the Norman Rockwell Home and studio in Burlington VT while he was attending a very special Bob Staake retreat: The Art and World of The Children’s Picture Book. … Continue reading

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DITTIES…the Way To Go?

I just had to write today about the great obsession..I mean habit… of doing perhaps even daily “ditties!”  or that’s what I love to call them.  Little ‘somethings’….a sketch, or quick thought visually.  They can be from life as you … Continue reading

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BIG START TO A NEW YEAR!….

HAPPY 2018 everyone!  I’m writing this while being snow bound in CT by a whipping Nor’Easter blizzard today that has hit most of the East Coast! …it does have a way of stopping us in our tracks!  But it’s a … 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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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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Martha Aviles’ amazing gift….

Martha Aviles and I met at the 1999 LA SCBWI conference and began working together in my ‘CAT’ Agency in 2000.  I was delighted by her artwork then, and after sixteen years am still delighted with it!  (see on website http://www.catugeau.comContinue reading

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proud review for Burris!

always love good news….and today brought happy review for Priscilla Burris and author Brenning and their new Maggi and Milo Make Friends from PenguinRandomHouse/Dial….. SLJ (June 2016) BRENNING, Juli. Maggi and Milo Make New Friends. illus. by Priscilla Burris. 32p. … Continue reading

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