I think this can apply to any writing you’re doing, not just Picture Books so thought it was worth passing on. Enjoy! :)

Writing for Kids (While Raising Them)

About two and a half months ago I decided I was going to start running. I had a few reasons for this decision;

  1. I was getting fat.
  2. I didn’t feel great about the way I looked.
  3. I had seen one too many pictures of myself at various author events from weird angles with more than one chin.

So I bought some cheap running shoes and decided to start running when my kids went back to school after summer break. Keep in mind that I’ve never been a runner. Not when I was a kid, not in high school, not ever. I’d see people running down the street and think that they were crazy. Running was never something that wanted to do but I was determined to give it a try.

My kids started school on August 14th and, as planned, I started running. I use the term “running” very loosely…

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I'm a writer working on a YA dystopian novel and blogging on my progress - or lack thereof - and other cool writing stuff.
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