Here is a simple method of deciding on the subject matter of your book. Write down what you enjoy, want to learn about yourself, what you already know and what you are good at in the darker crescent. In the lighter crescent, list the things you want your readers to learn when they read your… Continue reading To Venn or Not To Venn….
As a follow up to my post on procrastinating yesterday, keep this in mind. “Life is too short to limit yourself.” I encourage you to not allow past failures keep you from doing something new. I encourage you to not let fear keep you from trying something new. I encourage not to allow excuses, your… Continue reading Never Say Never or I Wish I Would’ve…..
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The components of my first children’s book are coming together!!!
Color me excited! The main character of my book, a little red oak sapling, has been drawn, revised, revised again and is looking amazing! This project is a first for yours truly and for my illustrator who also happens to be my wonderful daughter-in-law:) I have also been fortunate to find a cover designer living next door to Minnesota in North Dakota. What????Just like foraging for local foods, I appreciate being able to support a “local” designer. When this book is ready for printing, it will be EPIC!
While hiking our woods the other day, before the newest snow fell, I saw this tree laying on the ground. Name the thoughts, ideas or imagery it creates for you. Write them down. Now, close your eyes, or not, and see the story in your mind and heart. Or write the words in your journal and come back to them later. You may have an entirely new story pop into your head! There is no limit to one’s imagination! How fun is that???