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 practises much more than I do and maybe that’s the moral of this story). I just love the expression on the shark’s face, the little piggy looks stunned and the crocodile has no idea what’s behind her!
Once the last of my Christmas visitors have left I will be able to get down and back into my writing and drawing. Polishing, revising and rewriting manuscripts. Some I have recently received back from professional editors and manuscript assessors, and now have lots to read and think about. Once I feel my many stories are up to scratch they will be submitted to a variety of competitions, publishing houses and critique groups. Here are some things you might like to participate in: Manuscript Monday with Pan Macmillan Australia January Contest with QueryTracker.net blog Children’s & Young Adult Writers and Illustrator’s Contest with CYA Conference Frustrated Writers 2012 with the The Children’s…