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 →
Junior and Pretty’s video for their song, Bolanle is one of those videos that has the ’90s written all over it. The outfits, the muddied beats in the background, the off-key background vocals. All these things add to the comedy … 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 →
Last year, while I was deeply engrossed in a piece I was writing, someone pointed out that I had this weird look on my face. Okay, fine, it was not just weird; it was silly. I never forgot it and … Continue reading →
I had written this story weeks ago, but just published it on Monday. So, who better to tell than you guys? 😀 Stay in Berlin is a short story set almost entirely in (yup, you guessed right) Berlin, Germany. Here is … 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.