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 →
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 →
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 →
I started this series of novellas, titled The Aso-Ebi Chronicles last year. First, was Bewaji and her aso-ebi was Ankara. The 2nd novella, which I just published, is titled Wura’s Woodin Adventures. From the title, I am sure you can guess … 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 →
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 →
Whoa! Can you believe we are in the last three months of the year? This year has been zooming fast sha. Chai! Thank you to everyone who has supported me so far with comments on this blog and offline. I … 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.