October 10th, 2010

savannah

My First Picture Book

Meeting katzhang yesterday was awesome. We went to the Southern Book Festival where we met an independent children's bookstore owner, and also an incredibly conceited illustrator who shall remain nameless.

I bought the book PINKALICIOUS because of this page, and it made me realize I had to go to a bookstore NOW to read the picture books.

Because I had an idea for a picture book. About a boy who really wants a dog. But in this world, all pets are dragons. If you follow me on Twitter, you'll be aware of this because I've been asking for name suggestions, lol.

Anyway, today I wrote the first draft of BUDDY THE DRAGON, and here's a wordle for it:



Anyone else had the urge to write children's lit?