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Upcoming Education & Writer Events / Re: Rutgers One on One Plus
« Last post by Sianey on September 13, 2019, 09:31 AM »
Thanks Debbie and Tara :) I didn't choose the Hilton as the flights were quite pricy so I went with a cheaper option for the hotel! However, I do think I will probably drive so would definitely be up for meeting on the Friday night at the Hilton if something gets organised.  So yes, please do let us know, Tara.
Debbie, I'd say let's organise something ourselves but at the moment you are the only other person i know going! Hopefully some more people will join the facebook group nearer the time.
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Non-Fiction (NF) / How to Find/Acquire Pictures a NF Picture Book
« Last post by charles-richardson1 on September 13, 2019, 08:55 AM »
I have an idea for a NF picture book but would like to include some actual photos for the Author Notes section.  Any advice on how to find and acquire pictures?

Any information would be appreciated.  Thanks.
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PAL Book Promotion / Re: Wright Award Winner!
« Last post by dewsanddamps on September 13, 2019, 08:02 AM »
Congratulations!! :goldstar
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Upcoming Education & Writer Events / Re: Rutgers One on One Plus
« Last post by Debbie Vilardi on September 12, 2019, 08:15 PM »
Thanks for the info Tara. I was wondering about a Friday night dinner, but I haven't seen anything on the Facebook page or here yet about it. If you hear anything, please let us know.
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Kidlit Good News / Re: My picture book VERY LULU is out!
« Last post by DellaRF on September 12, 2019, 08:04 PM »
It looks great!  :yay

Della
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Kidlit Good News / Re: Signed with an Agent!
« Last post by DellaRF on September 12, 2019, 08:02 PM »
Late to the party here...but CONGRATS, Tori!

Della
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PAL Book Promotion / Re: Wright Award Winner!
« Last post by JulieM on September 12, 2019, 07:30 PM »
That's wonderful. Congratulations!
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Upcoming Education & Writer Events / Re: Rutgers One on One Plus
« Last post by taralazar on September 12, 2019, 02:41 PM »
Aha! I just came to check to see if Sian connected with other mentees.

The East Brunswick Hilton is typically a top choice for mentees. Someone usually organizes a Friday night dinner or get-together there each year.

If you don't want to drive, I'm sure Ubers will be available. It's just a few miles from the hotel to the Cook Campus Center.

There are also plenty of Taxis at Newark Airport. The Airport is Exit 13 on The NJ Turnpike and the East Brunswick Hilton is at Exit 9, between the two office towers you can see from the Turnpike.
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Illustrating / Re: How to Commission Illustrations
« Last post by christripp on September 12, 2019, 12:40 PM »
Gwen, if you follow the link in Tanja’s Post at the top of this page, it will take you to the blog where you will find more info and yet another link, to the pamphlet. I don’t know if it’s been made downloadable or not.
As for what an Illustrator would charge to work with either an Author or a Publisher, that varies widely and is up to the Illustrator and what they feel best compensates them on a project by project basis.
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Illustrating / How to charger per illustration B&B vs color
« Last post by gwen-manfrin on September 12, 2019, 12:13 PM »
I am collaborating with a couple of authors and could use some input on pricing per illustration.  my previous was gallery hung, so priced at retail (with framing etc) . taking that in to account a wholesale price of a small piece (12x20) would be $400.  Is that reasonalbe for a black and white and how much of an increase for clor.
thanks
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