Tag Archives: illustrator

New Header/Banner

I asked my illustrator Josh McGill to create a new header/banner for this site incorporating as many of the characters in my children’s stories and books as he could. What you see above is what he created. I love how it … Continue reading

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Meet Hoozy Whatzadinkle

Meet Hoozy Whatzadinkle. Initially it was all one word–a name created by My Beloved Wife for this character–but my editor correctly pointed out that the single word took up too much of each rhyming line, so My Beloved suggested making Hoozy his … Continue reading

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“Duck” Revised, and Process Update

My wife thought the parts about the coyote were too graphic for the target age group. She is probably right that a coyote mangling a goose’s leg is a bit over the top for young children. But I still wanted to … Continue reading

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Josh McGill is a Patient Man

Josh McGill is my illustrator. Besides being quite talented, he meets deadlines, and keeps his word. He is something that is also very important to me. Patient. It isn’t unusual for a barrage of a dozen or more emails and sometimes a … Continue reading

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Back to the Drawing Board

Mimi, a long-time reader and supporter of my blogs, provided some very helpful feedback in a comment to my last post. Thank you, Mimi! My reply to Mimi is below, but the bottom line is that I believe more work needs too be … Continue reading

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Introducing Clyde’s Newest Friend

(There are two of the exact same sketch 1 because for some reason when only 1 image of sketch 1 was attached, it disappeared, showing only sketch 2.) Meet Hippita Hippo. She dreams of flying, but her attempts to fly always … Continue reading

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