Monthly Archives: November 2015

Guest Post: Write Away Your Anger by S.C. Torrington

Well, this is embarrassing. After going through ATEB folders in my email inbox, I discovered that the following guest contribution from S.C. Torrington for our September Harvesting Ideas monthly theme was never posted. Major face palm smack. My deepest, deepest apologies for … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual… O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can drain it for my wealth is not possession but … Continue reading

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The passing of our Critique Group Coordinator torch!

Happy Tuesday, all! I’m taking a break from my frantic NaNoWriMo-ing to send out a major welcome to our new regional SCBWI Critique Group Coordinator. But first, my deepest gratitude to our former coordinator, Shelley Koons, for doing an amazing job! For the … Continue reading

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Illustration Inspiration Two

Illustrators, I wrote about a couple of ways to get your creative juices flowing in Tuesday’s post, and want to continue that discussion. I mentioned looking at books by illustrators you admire, but there are also other ways to motivate … Continue reading

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Inspiration of the Visual Kind

Hello, my creative tribe! It is November, the month of new ideas for children’s books, and in keeping with that theme I’d like to explore some ways illustrators might come up with new ideas, rev their creative engines and be … Continue reading

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Wednesday Ramblings

Good Wednesday evening all! We are well into November and the year is winding down, but we’re just getting busy! What are you up to this chilly weekend? You’re invited to join in the first-ever Live Figure Drawing Workshop! Sketchers will … Continue reading

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