Category Archives: SCBWI Conference

Who Knew at the End of the Day

I woke up early on Saturday. I had to head out to the SCBWI and WIFYR Pro Day. I had my ipad and had prepared my presentation on Picture Books from Spark to Book Dummy or from Spark to Book, … Continue reading

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Three Internet Sensations The 2016 SCBWI Utah Southern Idaho Illustrator’s Conference

Sensation #1: You get to hear about some people before you meet them in person. They have a presence on the web. Giuseppe Castellano the art director from Penguin Random House does a good job on social media. He also … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the SCBWI New York Conference Portfolio Display

Here is a link to a video I made http://youtu.be/FORuJwitMbE I’m getting my portfolio ready for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators New York Conference.

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Alane Ferguson’s Boot Camp

I’m not sure I would want Alane to assist with my heart surgery but she was a great doctor for our manuscripts. Utah/Southern Idaho SCBWI had Alane Ferguson’sBoot Camp  last Saturday. We went over the first five pages of our … Continue reading

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The Tomie de Paola SCBWI Award Details are Here.

Check out the details for the Award. Read them carefully. This might be a good opportunity for you illustrators. Tomie dePaola Award – SCBWI http://www.scbwi.org Over the past few years, the picture book seems to be geared more towards the … Continue reading

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Last Week at the Boise SCBWI and Idaho Reading Association Conference

            Last week was the Boise SCBWI and Idaho Reading Association Conference. I pulled up Friday to the Boise House.             The rooms were beautiful. I had the upstairs room … Continue reading

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Presenting at Boise State

  I’m getting ready to present at the Boise State SCBWI Conference. The first presentation will be “A Day in the Life of a Children’s Book Illustrator” or When I woke up this morning, I never dreamed I would end … Continue reading

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Paula, Here’s Another Picture of Bailey

Paula has been waiting and wondering what Bailey has been up to lately. He did join me for a picture with Mo Willems at the SCBWI New York Conference this year. Mo gave a great presentation on picture books. Bailey … Continue reading

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The Inversion had lifted and it was a Beautiful, Fresh aired, Salt Lake Winter Day.

Martha Rago, the art director from Harper Collins Children’s came out from New York for the Utah/Southern Idaho SCBWI Illustrator’s Conference. The inversion had lifted and it was a beautiful fresh aired, Salt Lake winter day. I picked Martha up … Continue reading

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I Flew to New York this Past Week

            I flew to New York this past week for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators International Conference. I got a great deal on an economy ticket.             … Continue reading

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