It’s the last day of January, and what better way to celebrate the end of the month, than share the end of a story? Don’t answer that. In case you missed it, Toasting Her is a short story I published … Continue reading →
Welcome to the last week of January! Honestly, I am happy to say “Bye, Bye” to January. But before the month ends, we’ll complete this series. Here is Part 2 of Toasting Her. Have a fantastic week ahead and Enjoy!
By now, it was already dark, and although the electricity supply was a lot better in Asaba than it was in Lagos, the power was out that night. The generators in the neighborhood had taken over from where PHCN … Continue reading →
Happy New Month! Here is Part 6 of the With Love From Asaba series. Part 7 will be up tomorrow. Thanks for following! * * * * * As they drove, there was a beep from Richard’s phone, … Continue reading →
This is a common sight in Mississippi, especially as you drive into the Delta. Lots of open fields, and lying on those open fields are (pick one): A. People on tanning beds, who mistook a field in Mississippi for a … Continue reading →
Titi stared at the bucket. It lay half-submerged in water, floating in the well. She could almost hear it taunting her, daring her to come after it. But, whatever the bucket was saying was drowned out by the voices of … Continue reading →
I know I already gave it away in the title, but you still need to watch the video to believe it. This guy is a natural actor abeg. His facial expression is just hilarious. I just hope no one actually … Continue reading →
I think bi / multilingualism is awesome, i.e. if you can speak more than one language, that’s great. Apart from English, I speak Yoruba, not as fluently as I would like. I fill in words I don’t know in Yoruba … Continue reading →
It was almost 8:00 a.m. and although I was already within the office premises, I knew I would be late because the walk from the parking lot to my office was a long one. That day, at least. And that … Continue reading →
Welcome to Design of the Picture Book! I'm Carter Higgins, and I'm a writer and librarian for kids. I spent a spectacular stint as the Children's Book Editor at <a href="http://www.designmom.com/">Design Mom</a> which I loved! You can find my column <a href="http://www.designmom.com/category/childrens-lit/">here</a>.<br /> I'm a K-6 librarian, a former-ish graphic designer, an SCBWI member, and a huge fan of words and pictures.<br /> Represented by <a href="http://www.rpcontent.com/">Rubin Pfeffer of Rubin Pfeffer Content, LLC</a>.
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost - Martha Graham.