Author Archives: Theresa

About Theresa

Theresa is an art teacher, freelance illustrator, painter, aspiring kids author, and a fledgling tap-dancer. She is the wife of a nice fella who cooks wonderful food for her and the mom of two young adults, a dog, and a cat.

Doodling on the Movie Set

Did I mention I do extra work on the side? Writing and illustrating can be such a lonely business at times. I’ve worried that if I didn’t get out once in a while, I’d end up talking to an old … Continue reading

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Growing Up with Harry Potter

This Moaning Myrtle is off to haunt the bathrooms at the Deathly Hallows movie premier. Last Thursday, my daughter and a group of her friends went, in costume, to the midnight movie premier, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2. As my … Continue reading

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Red Ink

Sometimes its good, healthy even, for a writer just starting out, to get smacked with a reality brick.  Recently, I just ‘finished’ my first early chapter book manuscript.  I have a wonderful writing teacher, Ruth Kozak whom has an impressive background … Continue reading

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Gumboot Books :-(

I was saddened, last week, to hear that Gumboots Books, will no longer be in operation by March 1st.  In their announcement to SCBWI Canada West, the cause is stated to be due to the double whammy of a poor … Continue reading

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An Artsy SCBWI Get Together

Last Sunday, I got together with three other SCBWI Canada West illustrators for our first ever meeting.  We met at a friendly coffee bar on Main Street called the Grind Gallery and Coffee Bar.  Shantala, Nuala, Alissa, and I shared … Continue reading

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