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Just junk it?

Tara Lazar always has some good tips, and last week was no different. In her post, she mentions reading a lovely, lyrical piece and then trying to write one in that style… only to find that it was terrible. 303 more words

Musings On Writing

CAT NIP...small teasers to motivate

‘I promised in my last post to write a series about portfolios and promoting your artwork. Last weekend’s SCBWI FL event prompted me to see the need for an informational update on these subjects, and I’ve decided to call the series CAT NIP - an appropriate way to use our agency logo brand!  463 more words

Agency News


We at CAT agency are so happy to help Launch the wonderfully friendly new series about the Hamster Humphrey and his Tiny Tales from Penguin Putnam… 23 more words

Agency News

TRENDS: Editor and Agent Market Survey Answers

The Artist Showcase from the NJSCBWI Conference continues with this wonderful illustration of the sand and the surf in Cape May, NJ by illustrator Colleen Rowan Kosinski. 98 more words

Need To Know

Fun - Cool - Interesting Words

Author Tara Lazar posted a list of Fun Words on her blog. I have done a number of Word Lists on this blog, so as not to reinvent the wheel, I copied Tara’s list and deleted some words so you would have to visit her site. 378 more words


Happy Memorial Day

Thought this illustration done by Michelle Henninger was the perfect illustration to help us celebrate Memorial Day. Michelle uses watercolor and ink and is represented by Christina Tugeau. 93 more words

Authors And Illustrators

Pic Book Tips (borrowed but brilliant)....

I just read the end of the submission guidelines for an Australian/International Picture Book competition, and these TIPS were there.  Nothing new, but to read them all together is wonderful and possibly helpful to all.  630 more words

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