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 →
… And after Number 3 is Number …. Oh, I’m just itching to write 7 here. Wait, I just did 😉 But, no that’s the wrong answer. The correct answer is 4. You’re welcome. I am quite pleased to announce … 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!
Toasting Her is the story of David Njoku, a shy and studious 20-year old, who believes he has found the girl of his dreams. The only problem is that he has never actually spoken to her. To complicate matters, David learns that she might be embroiled in a nasty scandal on campus. Will he overcome his shyness and pursue the girl he has fallen in love with? Continue reading →
Happy New Year to you again! Why are you looking surprised? Remember I threatened to keep wishing people “Happy New Year” till Christmas. I’m just keeping my word. *whistling and walking briskly away* So, guess what happened today? No, I … Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
… And finally, here is Part 5. In case you missed it, you can read the previous parts here: Shine Your Eye Feel free to share your thoughts. Enjoy! * * * “Ah, Seni, Seni, oya come and … Continue reading →
If you missed the first three parts, you might want to start from Part 1. Here’s a direct link to the entire series: Shine Your Eye But if you’ve been following regularly, thanks for the support … … Continue reading →
Yes, I know it’s long overdue and I said I would and …. and …. I’m sorry. The End. Okay, not quite. I finally finished editing and putting it together, so there’ll be no more gaps. The other parts will … Continue reading →
Many apologies for being MIA for this long. But, it was all for a good cause, i.e. writing. I’ve been working on a few stories, and needed some time off. Hope you understand. I actually finished writing the draft … 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.