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Creative Process(ing) 51

My first book dummy was horizontal in form.  The large clumps of words on some of the pages seemed overwhelming (all of these words necessary to the story, I think).  35 more words

A peek inside my head...

In the acts of creating, we choose the journey of encountering our deepest fears, our vulnerabilities waiting to reveal the strength in our truth.

And sometimes, I notice, in the process of trying to appear as something to someone else, it becomes difficult to share what is really difficult. 90 more words


Creative Process(ing) 49

Color coding my “book dummy” will be an important test for word placement, I think.  Of course, this will probably mean more rearranging… oh my goodness…!

Singing Along the Path...

Oh, glorious news!! Included with my Picture Book textbook was a webinar and two (How-To) Excerpts. The first page of the excerpt, “Formatting and Submitting Your Manuscript”, has freed me from my worry about illustrations (lack of)…What a Pleasant surprise <3 :D !!

Creative Process(ing) 48

“Book Dummy” contd: The process of spacing my story’s action over 32 pages is slow. Some pages have a few words; some pages have a paragraph. 21 more words

"Book Dummy" Creation

I am so lacking in confidence here that I thought that I should announce it… I think that that, along with multiple “how-to” resources, will help me to keep moving forward.