Tag Archives: self-publishing

I Admit I’m Addicted

It’s happened again. I tried to deny it. But in the harsh glare of the morning light I couldn’t ignore it any longer. I’d laid in bed for half the night in a semi-sleep/semi-conscious state thinking of characters and plots … Continue reading

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Setbacks, Opportunities, Challenges, and Success

For me, writing children’s stories is fun, quick, and relatively easy. I can often write one within three to five hours–and that includes multiple drafts, and considering and incorporating the feedback of others. So far, it has taken me about a … Continue reading

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“Clyde and the Hoozawhatzadingle”

I’ve received so much positive feedback from people of all ages regarding my first book, “Clyde and I” that I decided to create a third book involving him. And I decided to go back to the original accidental formula I … 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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Grumbly Grumpadinkle: Initial Rough Draft Story Outline

I recently posted an initial rough draft story outline of “Zach and Backer, the Toad Who Rode a Bull”. This evening I requested from the brilliant illustrator Josh McGill an initial concept illustration of the main characters in a key … Continue reading

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