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    12x12x12 Picture Book Writing Challenge Completed!

    At the beginning of the year I wrote about a writing challenge I had decided to join: Participant Badge for 12 x 12 in 2012. Then half way through the year I wrote about it again to mark a milestone: Halfway through the 12 x 12 writing challenge. Now we have come to the end of the year and it is time to write the final update about the challenge and how I went with it. I am glad to say I did it, I managed to write 12 manuscript drafts for picture books and I am now looking forward to rereading them again in the new year. I look forward to…

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    Participant Badge for 12 x 12 in 2012

      Now the festivities are over and family have moved on I can now focus on the new year and all it has to offer. On my list of things to achieve this year is the writing challenge in the image above organised by Julie Hedland. This means that I have to write 12 picture book drafts in 12 months! This does not mean a finished piece, although if you get that far, well done! It means a first draft: beginning, middle, end.  NOT a submission-ready piece. Now all I need is some peace and a little time to get started…