Monthly Archives: February 2011

Think Pictures!

One more tip for picture book writers: Think pictures!  When writing text, be sure the concept/story provides ample opportunity for visual variety.      The author concentrates on action and dialogue, with little written description–a few lines of description spaced throughout the … Continue reading

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Picture Books Challenge a Writer

I had read picture books for years before I tried to write one. I thought it would be easy. Instead of easy, I encountered a challenge–an ongoing challenge. Here are some of my discoveries as a picture book writer. Writing a  … Continue reading

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What touches your heart?

WRITING a picture book? Where do you start? With a good idea that touches your heart. I live beside a park. In the spring, children come to the park for soccer practice. When I see them, I have to go–To watch … Continue reading

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