Tuesday, April 10, 2012
So Many Challenges: A to Z, 12 x 12, Picture Book Frenzy
It is an individual challenge really, a time to put my writing into full gear and a time for you to do the same. It is a way to be accountable to others, not jealous or intimidated by others. A time to go full speed ahead with ideas by using writing skills to get the story on the page.
Here are my stories so far in various stages of development:
January- Pepper Runs Away ( thinking of reworking the title and it has already been rejected- it is about a blind kitten and addresses disabilities for the young reader but it seems publishers can't get past the kitten character and many say they have enough cat stories.)
February- One Black Bird ( a counting book in a different way- counting pairs of eyes who don't see a busy bumble bee)
March- Saving Aunt Rose ( this is a story of matching the right animal for the right place on Aunt Rose's mixed up farm. Almost ready to send this one out there)
April- First Aid for First Grade ( both fiction and nonfiction facts woven into a story for first graders on what to do if a friend is injured.)
Stayed tuned for more exciting tips and inspiration on writing picture books for kids.