Picture Book Idea Month is off to a roaring start. I have read inspirational blogs, educational posts on Facebook and even a few pins on Pinterest. People have suggested all kinds of places to find those elusive ideas- everywhere from classic fairy tales, to childhood memories and walks in the woods.
It sounds like I have spent far too much time on my computer, but not so! I have come up with a few ideas worth playing with.
I also want to share a few links that I found helpful.
Vikk Simmons on her blog Down the Writer's Path had some wonderful suggestions for where ideas might be hiding.
A question was asked about how to write in rhyme if it doesn't come naturally. I might suggest sticking with what does come naturally, it will seem the most honest and will show in the quality of the end result. Several good on-line resources were suggested for writing in rhyme. These included:
Lane Fredrickson's RhymeWeaver.com
Harold Underdown's link to Margot Finke
And finally The Meter Maids
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John Green is so much fun, and so great to listen to! Here he is on Mental Floss.
It's that time of year, all the best of 2018 lists are coming out. It's informative to see what books each group highlights. Here is...
He has been wearing the cone of shame and watching me work for days. The least I could do was include him here.