Hello Lovely Readers! Thanks for supporting the blog series, Kid Lit Village! It has been great featuring authors and illustrators of new children’s books and I hope you’ve discovered some lovely new books through keeping up with the blog and/or received some great writing tips for those seeking publication. Although there won’t be any moreContinue reading “Summer Blog Break”
Hello Readers and welcome to Kid Lit Village and my series of picture book author and illustrator interviews! This week we have Debra Shumaker, author of FREAKY FUNKY FISH: Odd Facts about Fascinating Fish, a non-fiction picture book illustrated by Claire Powell, published by Running Press Kids. BOOK SYNOPSIS: Fish have fins and gills and tails.Continue reading “Kid Lit Village: FREAKY FUNKY FISH”
Hi There! I thought it might be fun to share some stories from my childhood. Some of these are my own memories and some were shared with me by parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles. I’ll admit my memories may be off a little, but what the heck. We all love a good story. MONEY AtContinue reading “Stories from my Childhood”
Hello Readers, I’m keeping myself honest with weekly writing updates. So this week I’ve been on vacation. Just keeping it real. Even so, I’ve done four critiques on picture books in progress. So that’s something. And today I spent a little time revising a fiction pb that is loosely based on an actual person ofContinue reading “Wednesday Writing Update”
My summer plan for Wednesdays is to post weekly writing updates to keep myself accountable for writing every week. If you’re a writer, you know how important it is to keep BIC (butt in chair). So what have I accomplished this week? -revised a couple of drafts, including page breakdowns (next week I hopeContinue reading “Wednesday Writing Update”
My weekend pancake breakfast.
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In January I did something that makes me feel nervous and excited at the same time. I joined the 12 by 12 picture book challenge. And now I will immerse myself in writing all year long. Although I’m very new to the world of writing, I believe in myself as a capable creator of children’s literature and I wantContinue reading “Joining the 12 by 12 Picture Book Challenge”