Posted by: Kathy Temean | February 21, 2018



Carol Murray attended the Avalon Writer’s Retreat last September and has signed with Agent Jennie Dunham of Dunham Literary.

Laurie Wallmark attending Bombshell:The Hedy Lamarr Story at the Hopewell Theatre, wearing her Hedy shirt celebrating her new picturebook contract for, HEDY LAMARR’S DOUBLE LIFE, which is scheduled for spring 2019.

COVER REVEAL: Robin Newman new book NO PEACOCKS! Coming out this fall.

Charlotte Benardo’s two books in her Evolution Revolution trilogy have won awards- the first book, Evolution Revolution: Simple Machines, won Bronze in the Feathered Quill Book Awards, and the third book, Evolution Revolution: Simple Lessons, won gold! Both books illustrated by Cathleen Daniels.

Wendy Greenley has a picture book titled LOLA SHAPES THE SKY, illustrated by Paolo Domeniconi, being published by The Creative Company for publication in the Spring 2019.

COVER REAVEAL: Here is the cover for Christy Mihaly new picture book HEY, HEY, HAY! Illustrated by Joe Cepeda and coming out in July.

COVER REVEAL: Here is the cover for Patricia Keeler’s new picturebook coming out this April.

Do you have something to share. Please send me your success story. I’d love to shout it out! If you sent me something that I missed please send it again. Thanks!

Talk tomorrow,



  1. Kathy, Thanks for sharing! 😍

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  2. Thanks for the shout-out, Kathy! I’ll try to remember to send my cover reveal when I get it (the galleys were gorgeous!)

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  3. All wonderful news! Can’t wait to read all these fun books!

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  4. Hooray, everyone!

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  5. Thanks Kathy for the post! So fun to see Scoop among such wonderful friends! It all began at NJSCBWI! What a wonderful trip it’s been!


  6. Hip, hip, hooray for all. I look forward to reading each of these titles.

    Suzy Leopold

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  7. WOW, I’m actually all choked up seeing all this! SO much good news and good fortune for so many pals! 😀 😀 😀 ❤ ❤ ❤ I tell ya—NJ SCBWI is kicking some SERious KidLit butt! 😀 CONGRATULATIONS, everyone! 😀 oxox

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