Archive for November 2nd, 2009
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“Mama, can’t sleep,” jabbered Jolie Sue.
“Mama, I can’t sleep,” whimpered Wendi Lou.
“Mama, I can’t sleep,” complained Caroline.
“Arrg,” whined Westie the Parrott.
“Mama, we can’t sleep,” yelled the girls.
Mama didn’t answer. She was fast sleep on her big queen-size tree bed.
This my second story starter in PiBoldMo’s month of ideas. *Disclaimer: Stories based on the exact set of words, names and attached graphics are already in the works.
In this past week, I’ve had several different points of view about the value of blogging offered to me by some fellow writers. Of course, I have my own view as I blog, Duh! It wouldn’t be very smart for me to dislike blogging, now would it?
http://networkedblogs.com/p16402394 Today, I found an article on BookEnds, LLC A Literary Agency where they encourage blogging.
Don’t take my word for it, read the article for yourself.
Many of the MG and YA authors I know are talking about participating in NaNoWrMo and how they are getting their word counts accomplished. I kind of felt a little left-out.
As a picture book writer, I don’t have that many words to work with, so like Tara Lazar and others, this is my way of joining in on the fun. One starter a day until the end of November is what I will attempt to do.
*Disclaimer: Stories based on the exact set of words, names and attached graphics are already in the works.
The three words that I selected to base my story on are Curly, Bike and Pathway. My contribution is:
Lady flicked her curly ears as she galloped down the pathway after CC’s bike. There was no way she was staying home. Not if CC was going fishing. Fishing was way too much fun. . . splashing around in all that water. Watching the fish scurry out of the way of her hooves. Listening to CC’s excited screams.
Maybe that was why CC took her bike.