Older Journal Posts

March 2019– Rating My First 50ish Word Drafts

September 2018 – Do You Have a Writing Action Plan?

March 2018 – Use Creativity Techniques to Boost Your Writing

​December 2017– The Importance of Subtraction

September 2017 – Is Your Picture Book Worth $50,000?

July 2017 – Examples of Themes in Writing

May 2017 – The Value of Understanding Themes in Writing

​February 2017 – Creating a Storystorm of Picture Book Ideas

January 2017 – 12×12 Picture Book Challenge Success and Learnings

December 2016 – Eleven Drafts Down, One to Go

November 2016 – How to Stop Wishing and Start Writing​​​

October 2016 – The Messy Process of Creating a Craft Book, Part 2

September 2016 – The Messy Process of Creating a Craft Book, Part 1

August 2016 – See Your Writing From Different Vantage Points

July 2016 – How Creativity Techniques Help My Writing

June 2016 – Hard Parts of Writing Non-Fiction for Young Readers

May 2016 – Four Drafts Down, Eight to Go

April 2016– Persisting Despite What Life Throws At You

March 2016 – The Good and Bad of Distractions

February 2016 – Being Willing to Step Back and Start Over

January 2016 – Dealing With My Messy, Rough List of Picture Book Ideas



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