Monthly Archives: May 2014

Critque group stuff part II

Yes – I am still on the critique group topic!  Just seems fitting since I am the self proclaimed “critique group dominatrix”… But today I am going to let Beth Revis, author of Across the Universe, A Million Suns, and … Continue reading

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Illustrator Workshop on August 9th

Happy Wednesday, everyone! I’m passing on some news shared on our listserv by MD/DE/WV SCBWI Illustrator Coordinator, Susan Detwiler: ~~~~~~~~~~ Hello, ILLUSTRATORS! I have booked the meeting room of the Baltimore County Public Library, Pikesville branch  for a FREE event to help illustrators … Continue reading

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Critique Group Update

Just wanted to give everyone a quick update on the critique group list! As of yesterday the Google spreadsheets are up-to-date in listing both current groups and members actively looking for groups. If you’ve sent a request and haven’t heard … Continue reading

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Getting away from it all

It’s been a crazy few weeks in my neck of the woods. I suspect it’s been the same for many of you. Between work, kids and all that Spring gardening and cleaning there’s barely a moment to catch your breath. … Continue reading

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Plotting, the Synopsis, and Technology

I’ve been thinking a lot about the tools that could make our lives as writers and illustrators easier.  With the dismal reality that creating is often a poorly compensated way to make a living, I have been looking for ways … Continue reading

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Tomie de Paola Illustrator Award

Thank goodness spring has actually sprung.  I was getting pretty irritated with the winter and its persistence.  But, in my frustration with all things winter, I completely forgot how busy the spring season can be.  The next six weeks are … Continue reading

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New online group for MD/DE/WV illustrators!

Happy Friday, everyone! And hey, all you awesome MD/DE/WV artists, did you know that there is a new online illustrators critique group for regional members? Rebecca Evans shared the news earlier this year on our MD/DE/WV Facebook group, but I thought … Continue reading

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