Chapter Book Challenge 2013

Mar 1, 2013
Finally, here is my first post for 2013 and it starts with a new challenge. You can read about it here: Chapter Book Challenge 2013. Have you entered? Here is what it is about: ‘The Chapter B...

PiBoIdMo 2012 Complete

Dec 1, 2012
Yesterday I completed a writing challenge – the PiBoIdMo 2012 – which stands for Picture Book Ideas Month. This is the second year that I have participated in this PiBoIdMo writing challen...

Choir to sing words to my book!

Nov 24, 2012
  How cool is this??? I can now start to market my new book. Plus, the choir my aunty sings in is going to sing the words to my little self-published Christmas book, ‘The Jersey 12 Days Of ...

Adding sound effects to ebook

Nov 19, 2012
While I am waiting for the proof of my self-published paperback version of ‘The Jersey 12 Days Of Christmas,‘ I am using the time to add sound effects to my ebook. I have mentioned before ...

Picture Book Ideas Month 2012

Oct 31, 2012
It’s that time of year again where you can challenge yourself for the whole month of November. Today is the last chance to sign up, as it starts on the 1st November 2012. What’s the challe...

Children’s drawings

Sep 18, 2012
I have recently been trying to anthromorphise my drawings. I find it difficult.  Maybe I am trying too hard. I watch my 8 year old son who seems to manage it with such ease (but then I think he pract...

Backgrounds

Sep 7, 2012
Backgrounds for me are a tricky thing – I never know whether to leave it blank, add a bit of colour or add detail. IWhen adding colour I need to consider consistency of colour. Am I keeping the ...