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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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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 outrage! book pulled!…..

  I can not let another minute go by before I comment my sincere feelings and thoughts about the ‘pull off the shelves’ of Scholastic’s new book A BIRTHDAY CAKE FOR GEORGE WASHINGTON by Ramin Galleshiam and Vanessa Newton and … Continue reading

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PLAY! so important….more from IWAI on that!

I have to share another sub-story post from our artist MELISSA IWAI about her process of sketching (and posting) daily.  I think you’ll find this funny and so inspiring!  Play IS so important to the children’s book artist particularly. I feel … Continue reading

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