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! … Continue reading →
The answer is Yes. When I picked up my pen and started writing again last year, my intention was to write strictly mystery. But as I kept writing, I found romance creeping into my stories. It wasn’t intentional, but it … Continue reading →
As you read more and more books, stories, articles, etc, you will notice certain habits e.g. the pace at which you read, the writing styles you prefer or tend to gravitate towards, etc. For me, I have noticed that I … Continue reading →
Pidgin is formally defined as “a simplified speech used for communication between people with different languages,” according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. With more than 250 ethnic groups, Nigerian Pidgin English (also known as “Broken English”) is recognized as an informal means of communication and is widely spoken across the nation. 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.