In January and February, I was incredibly productive. I wrote brand new storybooks. I participated in Tara Lazar’s StoryStorm 2018 and “won” with 30 new story ideas. The inspiration and excitement were palpable. By late March, I started to get off track because I took on freelance editing work. Financially, it was needed, but creatively … Continue reading Falling Off Track
Because I am easily sucked into online research when I should be doing other things, one of the first things I did when I decided to get serious about writing picture books was search online for resources. I already own many writing books, of course. Each flurry of interest in writing added new books to … Continue reading Learning My Lesson
Today is the second day of May 2018, which means I have been seriously focusing on my writing for four months. This isn’t my first attempt. I’ve been writing on and off for 35 to 40 years, depending on what officially counts as writing, but this feels different. As Ginny Baker said in Sixteen Candles, … Continue reading Four Months in a Row!