Geek Duck’s Top Ten Tips for Partners of KidLit Creators

I rarely if ever have guest bloggers. Why? Because I can’t be stuffed. It all sounds like way too much verk. And you know how I like to keep verk to minimum.

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Yeah, yeah. Whatever.

But last week Geek Duck came to me and said, ‘I want to write a blog post, do you mind?’

‘Go right ahead,’ I said, secretly rolling my eyes. I was sure he’d write about techie, computery, server room stuff. Yawn.

But I was wrong. Here is his dear, sweet post, just as he wrote it.


Geek Duck’s Top Ten Tips for Partners of KidLit Creators

by Geek Duck

  1. Learn how to make a good cup of tea or a coffee or mojito.
  2. Let sleeping creatives lie – they’re working (verking) in their sleep.
  3. Learn how to cook well. Be fancy or plain. Whatever.
  4. Create time. Distract. Enrich. Entertain.
  5. Listen.
  6. Read/Look at everything they create.
  7. Screen all reviews. The Good, the Bad & the Ugly.
  8. Be honest. No BS. Have an opinion.
  9. Source quality chocolate.
  10. Love them. xxx

Bonus tip: Sort their IT problems quickly.


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