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“Ki-Gra’s REALLY, REALLY Big Day!” has been released on Amazon in time for the Holidays!

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The Story Continues

He thought until his head hurt. But, he still couldn’t think of anything big to do. “Maybe I’ll think of something if I take a walk.” He got up, stretched, yawned, and began to walk. It was a beautiful day. … Continue reading

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Kriga and Friends in Full Color

Below is the full-color concept illustration of Kriga and his friends for my children’s story, “Something REALLY, REALLY BIG!” The post immediately preceding this one explains more about Kriga and shows the black and white concept sketches which led to this … Continue reading

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Concept Sketches of Kriga and Friends

Here are the first two concept sketches of Kriga, and Kriga with friends, for my latest children’s story titled “Something REALLY, REALLY BIG!”. Based on positive feedback I’ve gotten about the initial rough outline of this story, I may move … Continue reading

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Concept Illustrations in Color and Some Updates

The first concept color illustration is for “The Duck Who Flew Upside Down”–the story that is scheduled to become my fourth book to be released. It appears at this point that “Duck” will be about 10 pages longer than my … Continue reading

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More about “The Duck Who Flew Upside Down”

The duck story of this story now has a name: Wilbur Mallard Duck. “Wilbur” is a nod to “Wilbur Wright” of the Wright Brothers aviators’ fame. Orville Duck had already been used by someone else. I wanted to give the … Continue reading

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“The Duck Who Flew Upside Down”

The story ideas are coming faster to me than my ability to keep up with them, and much faster than I can get them published. The publishing pace may slow to one book per quarter rather than the about one book per … Continue reading

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