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 →
I saw these massive pieces of cutlery (or as they say here, “silverware”) at the Blue and White Restaurant in Tunica. Of course they’re too big to actually eat with, unless you’re Goliath … or just very greedy. *belches* But, … Continue reading →
I would never describe myself as a sports fan, but I know a school’s mascot when I see it. Well, I saw these two side by side at a farmer’s market: University of Memphis Tigers and Mississippi State University Bulldogs. … Continue reading →
I know this is coming rather late, but I guess it’s better late than never. My entry for the Window Photo Challenge was taken looking through a window to the front entrance of the Ford Center at Ole Miss. I did … Continue reading →
I heard this at a seminar I attended recently, and thought to share. William Faulkner, the American writer from Mississippi, who was also a Nobel laureate, struggled with writer’s block. But that’s not the cool part.
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.