As promised, here is the concluding part of With Love From Asaba. Feel free to leave a comment, suggestion, critique, etcetera. Enjoy! “Who is that that wants to break my gate, ehn?” Chief Alozie asked in an irritated voice, … Continue reading →
Did you know that after today’s episode, there is just one more episode left in this series? Yup! Only one, kpere! The final episode will be up on Monday. Don’t worry. It’s already scheduled. Have a great weekend! Richard … Continue reading →
My apologies for just posting this today. I was busy gbadun-ing my Labor Day holiday. Can you forgive me? I see you nodding. I’ll take that as a “Yes.” 🙂 Okay, now for Part 13. Thanks for all the comments … Continue reading →
The school where he taught was located on the same road as the hotel, and he was just leaving for his second shift at the home of one of his students where he gave private English lessons. Nene did … Continue reading →
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 →
In case you’re just “tuning in” for the first time, you can read the preceding parts here: With Love From Asaba And now for Part 7. * * * * * Nene shook her head and rolled her eyes. … 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 →
In case you missed the preceding four parts, you can read them here: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Part 5 continues below. As always, thanks for reading and following. 🙂 * * * * … Continue reading →
Today, we’ll continue following Nene Alozie as she settles down to her new life in Asaba. If you missed the first three parts, you can read them here: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 And now for … Continue reading →
Thank God it’s F-r-i-d-a-y! Le Weekend is here … Whoop Whoop! But before I bounce off, let me share Part 3 of With Love From Asaba with you. Have a great weekend! * * * * * In less … Continue reading →
It’s a brand new week! I hope you had a restful weekend. I certainly did. 🙂 Today, I’ll share the first part of a new story series with you guys. It’s called “With Love From Asaba” and it is set … 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.