Project book – the editing part

The most important part of a book is the words, right? Well that’s not precisely true when it comes to children’s picture books. The words and pictures are at least equal to each other in importance. Surprise! will be published after it’s gone through eleven drafts. I thought it was ‘done’ at five, but I was…

Cruising in the creative zone

“Aren’t you excited?” I keep getting asked. They’re talking about my book, naturally; a three-dimensional object with a cover and an ending and lovely words in between. Yet to me and most other writers who wrestle with their own projects, their dragons who refuse to sleep in the dungeons of their subconscious, it is so much more…

An announcement; a rather exciting one, at that

For weeks I’ve been posting in here with a duplicitous spirit. I have been sporadic in my posting, neglecting to offer any real ‘juice’ as to the workings and wonders of our little family life, as near or far as it relates to the next person. I have been ‘here’ and yet I haven’t. You…