Free Fall Friday – Kudos & Odds and Ends

Here are some success stories from fellow NJSCBWI members.

Writing and Illustrating

chana head shotI had the pleasure of critiquing Chana Stiefel picture book, Daddy Depot at the June SCBWI Conference where she also met agent John Cusick during one of the pitch sessions. This week Chana sent me a nice note thanking me for the critique, advice, and how I helped her get one step closer to her dream of being published. She just signed the contract with John Cusick for him to represent her. There is already an offer on the table from a major publisher, so stay tuned for that fabulous news. It is great to see a success in progress. Congratulations Chana! John is a great agent.

Then yesterday I found out that Kim Pfennigwerth signed a contract with agent Liza Voges from Eden Street Agency after having a critique with kimpf150her at the New Jersey SCBWI Craft Day Weekend – another success for the NJ-SCBWI! Kim submitted a rollicking picture…

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