Sometimes, brainstorming picture book ideas feels a little like playing darts with cooked spaghetti. It can be sloppy and frustrating. But if you throw enough of it around, something is bound to stick. I recently joined in on Storystorm 2019, a challenge for writers to generate 30 new picture book ideas in 31 days. Each […]Read More Writing Picture Books and Finding Inspiration
Following Directions Every January, I sit down and create a list of “resolutions”, or personal goals. They are set with the notion of improving myself in one way or another, and are often forgotten with the melting snow in spring. This year, I am setting my goals with intention and giving them a clear unit […]Read More On Resolutions
The initial spark that ignited my desire to write picture books was actually because of my sister, Roxanne. She was a fine art major, and for her final portfolio she wanted to illustrate a picture book. She asked me to write the text. I was very excited about the idea, but quite perplexed at the […]Read More So, you want to write a picture book. Now what?
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak WaltonRead More The Journey Begins