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Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

It was quite a weekend! I had a portfolio consultation with Lauren Rille of Simon & Schuster, I got a peek inside Judy Schachner’s world and process, I saw how Peter Brown and Aaron Becker make their illustrations, I heard inspiring and insightful words that filled in the places where puzzle pieces were missing in […]

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Pretty much the kind of comment I expected. It’s good to know that the work is nice, better than “You suck! Take up accounting!” It’s the “too many diverse styles” I knew would be coming. “Limit to a few,”… Which few, which few.. Hmm… I┬ásure wish they’d given some indication as to who they were. […]

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

I am reminded by John Robey that this is a good thing to do, so here goes: 1. Having a project to distract you during a rough time is a Good Thing. Bonus points if it is for a niece or nephew who looks up to you. 2. Knowing that someone looks up to you. […]

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

My first PiBoIdMo has come and gone and with it, the Picture Book Academy course I took concurrently with the delightful Mira Reisberg. I learned quite a few things from both: First, when I try to force out ideas, they usually stink! At least that was the case this year. Since PiBoIdMo ended, I’ve had […]

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook School shooting I have only one question. That question is not “Why did he do this?”, because the actual why, the on the ground, in his mind why, while it matters, is not the real problem with a crime of this scale. The answer to that question has […]

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

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