I met up with a local author, well two local authors in fact. Now even though they were both writers of fiction novels and not picture books, I felt that maybe they could help point me in the right direction. We spent some hours talking about my story and illustrations and I asked them for… Continue reading Big changes are afoot
So I got myself a brand spankin new A3 scanner and scanned all my images. A bit of an expense, but I had tried asking everyone I knew if they had one, without any luck. Another thing I could have done was to go to a photo shop and get them scanned professionally, but I… Continue reading Expert on Rejection
I just wanted to show you the Advanced Information sheet for my book ‘Billy’s New Camera’. If you want to know a little bit more about the story, here it is. This sweet, colourful, rhyming picture book is perfect for ages 2-6 yrs. Full if repetition, so your children will pick the story up quite… Continue reading Picture Book Advanced Information
So after a lot of reading, thinking, umming are aring ( thats Yorkshire speak ) I decided to have a look into going down the traditional publishing route. Now for those wondering what I’m talking about here, I mean to see if I could get some kind of book deal with one of the bigger… Continue reading Reading, thinking, umming and aring.
So this is when my I was faced with my next decision. A sketchbook copy, a photo book copy or a published book ? To be honest this decision was sort of easy because :- a) I could only photocopy the sketchbook, which would be very expensive. b) Photobook’s would cost me a fortune .… Continue reading Decision Meltdown
Good Morning. I have got to admit, I am a bit of a chatterbox, so I do think this blogging malarky is a great way of communicating. But I have got to confess, this is all new to me and I can only apologise if the page looks a bit amateurish. So I will just… Continue reading Sketchbook, paints and a little bit of blu tack
192 people liked the photo on instagram + 1 on Facebook So that could have been 193 people in with a chance of winning the signed book. However only 16 people from the 192 on instagram did actually read the instructions which said to like the image and also follow the page. Plus the one… Continue reading Strange, very strange.