Tag Archives: PiBoIdMo

A PiBoIdMo 2014 O.M.G. Moment

In October I was cleaning and organizing files, preparing to add 30 more inspirational picture book tidbits from Tara Lazar’s PiBoIdMo 2015 Challenge. I discovered a manila folder, stuffed with notes, stuck in a three ring binder. Although I’m not … Continue reading

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March 12 X 12 Challenge Complete!

My March 12 X 12 Challenge draft is complete, and I am pleased with the results. I approached this draft mindful of Tamson Weston ‘s advice from the pitch contest. A PiBoIdMo idea was tempting me, but I forced myself to write the … Continue reading

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January 12 X 12 Challenge Complete!

I was sure that January would be a productive month once I signed up for the 12 x 12 in 2012 Picture Book Writing Challenge with Julie Hedlund. A friendly and powerful writing community is being developed in this group. For me, a real challenge … Continue reading

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12 X 12 in 2012 Challenge

Happy 2012!  Are you up for a new writing challenge to begin the New Year?   Click the 12 x 12 in ’12 image on the sidebar to read more about Julie Hedlund’s new blog challenge.  Seize the advice from her guest … Continue reading

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Christmas Treasure Hunt

Rudolph loved his carrot. Thank you for my treat! Maybe you should take a rest and have something to eat. Sit down and grab some milk, a cereal bowl and spoon. I bet a ‘honey bunch’ that you will find the … Continue reading

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PiBoIdMo Winner!

I was not alone.  There were 300+ participants in the Picture Book Idea Month challenge on Tara Lazar’s blog http://taralazar.wordpress.com/piboidmo2010/.  Those of us who successfully spawned at least one new picture book idea per day for the month of November … Continue reading

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“When The Power Is Out”

That’s my picture book idea for the day…sort of a novelty book that has a tiny battery-powered reading light imbedded at the top and filled with ideas about what kids can do when there is no TV, no computer or … Continue reading

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