Following January’s creative shakeup, February ended up feeling like almost a letdown. Work felt stalled, but was at the same time very productive. Clients, prospects, and colleagues went silent, but in doing so presented the opportunity to rethink what I […]
Writing this blog this week, I had the thought that I’m really doing an awful lot. Two very different kinds of fiction, plus journalism, plus freelance clients, plus nonprofit work, plus family and home is… more than I suspect a lot of people do.
Last weekend I completed my first draft of Raccoon Retreat, the sequel to Raccoon Rescue. It came as something of a surprise: writing the book has been a slog, and I thought it might take at least until the end […]
As more people start to read Raccoon Rescue, the more compliments I receive about its illustrations’ ability to draw the reader into the story. Credit for connecting with artist Christian Barratt belongs with my publishing mentor, Aulexic’s Rebecca Laffar-Smith, and […]
I’m so pleased and excited to show off some of the brilliant artwork done for Raccoon Rescue — its cover image! Illustrator Christian Barratt lives in Perth, Western Australia. He did such a great job capturing the characters of Mama, […]