Should Picture Book Writers Write Memoirs? YES!

Every Writer Should Write Memoirs. News Flash: The Donkey’s Song stemmed from my memoir writing. That Donkey is me! Yesterday, I asked my Memoir Mondays people to draw a map of their childhood neighborhoods. If you study my map closely, you can see that my childhood home was within walking distance of the foundation blocks of…

What IS the 28 Day Picture Book Challenge? #PBChallenge

It’s Official! My Debut Picture Book The Donkey’s Song Has a Birth Day Soon. After stretching and yawning and rolling around for years, my Donkey will finally be born on October 11, 2022. And even though it has not even been printed yet, The Donkey’s Song has climbed to the top of one of Amazon’s…

Journeys in Literature

Tolkien may have been the greatest of the writers about journeys: In The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins and 13 Dwarves venture forward “on a quest to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from the dragon Smaug. Lord of the Rings – “The Quest of the Ring, also known as the Quest for Mount Doom, was the quest taken by…

The Whispering Rabbit by Margaret Wise Brown – Picture Book Daily

The Whispering Rabbit by Margaret Wise Brown Illustrated by Annie Won A Little Golden Book 543 Words 24 Page First Copyright of the Whispering Rabbit – 1948 Renewed by Penguin Random House – 1975 The Annie Won Version of the Book – 2017 Today, I am sharing a few tidbits about Margaret Wise Brown’s picture…

14-Day Picture Book Challenge Day 2 – Write a PB First Draft in A Stream of Consciousness – What is Writing in a Stream of Conciousness?

Write in Stream of Consciousness to Hush Your Self-Editor Something about writing seems to intimidate and/or frighten many people. Writing in a Stream of Consciousness can help get you past that hurdle of fear of writing. What Is Stream of Consciousness Writing? a person’s thoughts and conscious reactions to events, perceived as a continuous flow….