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Monthly Archives: May 2007
Agent rejection this time. A great rejection too, one of those, “I like this, this , and this but… no.” Perhaps the agent will like something else of mine. Still it stinks a big one.The worst part is that I … Continue reading
Things have been crazy busy. I’m finally getting a minute at the computer so here’s a quick list of recent happenings.1. The NESCBWI conference went well. I’m really glad I got to see my friends with whom I have a … Continue reading
Muggles, witches and wizards alike, fire up those poetry pens and start writing. The deadline approacheth. Potter Poetry Contest
Hello. I should totally be writing as I had an extremely successful writing day on Tuesday and this is my other big chunk ‘o time day. But as usual, interesting cyber stuff keeps creeping into my time. (Often thanks to … Continue reading
Happy Birthday Nicole T.! See you in Nashua?
Dear Friends, Illustrators everywhere are fighting against the rise in the use of stock illustration and stock photography. I was saddened to see that the national SCBWI used a photograph (albeit a very sweet image) of a girl reading in … Continue reading
Hello LJ friends:How old does this child look? Young enough to discover muddy animal prints and ducks in a pond on a rainy day? Any other thoughts re: color palette, things that work, don’t work, etc?Thanks!