Trockle Blog Tour…

Sept 19 stops:
Beverly Stowe McClure
Beverly’s Other Blog
I think I like blogspot better since you don’t have to be a member of their network to post a comment, but the squirrel-monster comment line on the other one is more amusing.

Joyce Anthony has today and two more days left at her blog to explore Trockle, and on Sept 21 the last stop is Karen Syed.

How many ways are there to look at a picture book? Seems like there are as many as people to start looking at it. I find it easier to write for children a little older so far, or for adults. The more I’m looking at picture books by my publisher, the more I want to write one on my own. It’s a challenge in my head to put the right pictures with the words; an illustrator makes the pictures, but there needs to be enough information for her to manage that. Maybe one day, but probably not today.

Trockle Blog Tour

The tour is still going strong! There are a few more days and here are the stops (and you’ll see me there, too).

Susan Smith Thompson
She’s got an amazing interview of Trockle here, conducted by her son, Noah!

Joyce Anthony
This one is more of a teaser of things to come, because there are going to be interviews with Stephen and Trockle over the next four days. Stay tuned!

My New Blog and Trockle

I’ve been inspired to start a blog for my publishing journey, partly by the Trockle blog tour.

Trockle is a picture book out by 4RV Publishing LLC written by Holly Jahangiri and illustrated by Jordan M. Vinyard. I’ve visited each stop on the tour and I’ve learned a lot about the book from their posts and all of them have a different perspective to keep things interesting. The more I read about this book, the more I want it in my library. (And I have a library in my new home!)

Yesterday I won a Trockle tote bag. Every stop on the blog tour has a drawing for those who comment. Today’s stops include the blogs of Lea Schizas and Ian Williamson.

So, in this blog I hope you can learn more about me, my writing, and some of my writer friends on the publishing journey. My first novel is due out with 4RV Publishing LLC in early 2009 and I’ll be on my own blog tour. I’ve been told a lot of things when I said my dream was to become a published author – that getting published is difficult. No one thinks to tell you about the rest until you get there.