Part One. My Year in Review: The Tree Change.

Hello pop tart! I’ve never done one of these review blog posts. But I LOVE reading ’em! So, this year, I’m giving it a whirl. To be honest, I’m wondering where to go with it all. How far, how wide, how deep? It’s like plotting a novel. I need groupings. Headings. Chapters. Maybe even a…

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Cottage news! The continuing saga of Elsie’s makeover…

Elsie, our dear little cottage, is inching closer to winning her beauty sash. But not without a few tears. Mainly mine. The question remains, will Elsie greet Christmas with a New Look or will we just have to embrace her, shabby chic, and all? Pictorial progress report:   I had no idea how much sash…

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Book news, cottage news, garden news. All the news.

In the last Q and Q Friday video, we talked about writing picture books via the illustrations. In other words, an alternative way to write a PB is to start with the pictures. Lots of creators, especially illustrators, work this way. Pictures first. Words second. Sweeeeet. So. That’s what I’m doing here. I’m pulling some…

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