Posted by: Kathy Temean | September 6, 2021

Happy Labor Day – Full Manuscript Virtual Writer’s Retreat Opportunity

W & I Full Manuscript Virtual Writers Retreat Nov. 13th – 14th open!

Novel Writers: One hour full manuscript novel critique up to 72,000 words – Plus, one 25 page – 30 minute critique with a second agent, and a first page session, plus optional critique group

For PB Writers &/or Illustrators: Four picture book one hour critique not over 25 pages total – Plus, one 30 minute picture book critique with a second agent – Also, an optional hour group critique session to discuss your manuscript with the other writers in your assigned group.

Spots are limited. Please email: Kathy.temean (at) hotmail.com Put 2021 Fall Virtual Writer’s Retreat in Subject Box. Please include a little blurb about your manuscript – what you write and what you plan to submit – I will reply. NOTE: Everyone receives two agent critiques: A full manuscript critique and a 25 page critique, plus a group first page session with two agents, plus optional writer group.

Cost: $780

Option to work in a critique group prior to submitting manuscripts. Each writer gets 1hour to discuss their manuscript with group.(must read other writer’s manuscripts)

Click for more details and list of agents.

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HAPPY LABOR DAY

FORGET THE LAUNDRY.

Louise-Marie Fitzpatrick was featured on Illustrator Saturday

FORGET CLEANING

GLENN ZIMMER: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

FORGET MOWING

JOE CEPEDA: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

FORGET TILLING THE LAND.

GRETA SONGE: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

TODAY IS THE DAY TO ENJOY THE FRUITS OF YOUR LABOR

Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country.

SUSAN MILLER: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

Labor Day became an official federal holiday in 1894.

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 TODAY IS LABOR DAY – TIME TO DO FUN THINGS

Here are some ideas:

Grab your bike and pedal.

ROMINA GALOTTA: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

Play some music and dance.

SIMONA CECCARELLI: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

FIND A SPOT TO TAKE A NAP. 

FRANCISCO FONSECA: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

HAVE A PICNIC

LUCY SEMPLE: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

cookout

HAVE A COOKOUT

JEFF EBBELER: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY 

sunflowers

STOP BY A FARMER’S MARKET

SUSAN SWAN: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

fishing

GO FISHING

JAMES LORNAN: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

DON’T NEED A BOAT. JUST FISH FROM THE SHORE.

KIRBI FAGAN: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

 

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ENJOY THE BEACH

LYNNOR BONTIGAO: www.lynnorbontigao.com

EXPLORE THE DUNES

MATT SHU: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

collecting seashells

COLLECT SOME SHELLS

SUSAN SWAN: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

sailing

FLOAT DOWN A LAZY RIVER

RAFAEL LOPEZ: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY 

GO SAILING

SIMONA CECCARELLI: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

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CHECK OUT THE WILDLIFE

CATHY GENDRON: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

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VISIT YOUR FAVORITE WATERING HOLE

CRAIG ORBECK: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

BLOW SOME BUBBLES.

KAYLA HARREN: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

PUT THE TOP DOWN AND GO FOR A DRIVE.

David Salzay was featured on Illustrator Saturday.

GET ANOTHER DAY AT THE BEACH.

Andy Leimontas featured on Illustrator Saturday.

RIDE A ROLLER COASTER OR FERRIS WHEEL

ROGER ROTH: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

RIDE A SKI LIFT BEFORE THE SNOW

GILBERT FORD: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

Let someone serenade you as you mosey down a river.

Kim Gatto was featured on Illustrator Saturday.

RELAX AND HAVE A DRINK.

Kelsey Garrity-Riley was featured on Illustrator Saturday.

WATCH BIRDS BUILDS BUILD A NEST.

Gile Laroche was featured on Illustrator Saturday.

CLIMB A HILL AND FLY A KITE.

Louise-Marie Fitzpatrick was featured on Illustrator Saturday

NO HILL? FLY YOUR KITE IN YOUR BACKYARD!

Mike Ciccotello was featured on Illustrator Saturday.

WALK THOUGH A FIELD OF FLOWERS.

KIRBI FAGAN: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

SWIM WITH THE FISHES.

COLLEEN KOSINSKI: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

GO FOR A HIKE AND BIRD WATCH, BUT WATCH YOUR BACK.

COLLEEN KOSINSKI: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

GO SHOPPING.

Xindi Yan was featured on Illustrator Saturday.

ENJOY ALL THE STORES.

BOB MCMAHON: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

HOW ABOUT A TEA PARTY?

RUTH SANDERSON: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

SPREAD OUT ON THE GRASS.

Louise-Marie Fitzpatrick was featured on Illustrator Saturday

CHASE FROGS

Laura Bifano from In The Red Canoe.

TAKE ONE LAST DUNE BUGGY RIDE?

Teresa Wiles was featured on Illustrator Saturday

HOT AIR BALOON RIDE ANYONE?

Pat Archilles was featured on Illustrator Saturday.

YOU MAY SEE SOME BIRDS ON YOUR RIDE

SAM KALDA: FEATURED ON ILLUTRATOR SATURDAY

START YOUR DAY WITH ICE CREAM

SHAMAR KNIGHT-JUSTICE: FEATURED ON ILLUSTRATOR SATURDAY

TOP OFF YOUR DAY WITH SOME MORE ICE CREAM.

Rashin Kheiriyeh was featured on Illustrator Saturday.

ENJOY YOUR DAY WHATEVER YOU DO!

Talk tomorrow,

Kathy


Responses

  1. Great ideas paired with wonderful art! Thanks, Kathy! Happy Labor Day!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Wonderful illustrations. Thanks for a pretty post. Happy Labor Day to you, Kathy.

    Liked by 1 person


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