Motivation

Sharing A TED Talk For Writers – Why A Good Book Is A Secret Door By Mac Barnett

This is a TED Talk by Mac Barnett, a fiction author who talks about how writing that escapes the page, art as a doorway to wonder -- and what real kids say to a fictional whale. I loved this talk, because I'm a children's fiction author as well but I believe it has something for… Continue reading Sharing A TED Talk For Writers – Why A Good Book Is A Secret Door By Mac Barnett

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Motivation

5 Lessons From Enid Blyton

Enid Mary Blyton (11 August 1897 – 28 November 1968) was an English children's writer whose books have been among the world's best-sellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies. Blyton's books are still enormously popular, and have been translated into 90 languages; her first book, Child Whispers, a 24-page collection of poems, was… Continue reading 5 Lessons From Enid Blyton

My Books

Freebie Today: Gia and Mia – An Unlikely Friendship

Meet the fun loving and adventurous Gia, from a book I’m working tirelessly to complete. She is the main character in a picture book about friendship and making new unexpected friends. It will be aimed at children aged three to six and is perfect for early and first time readers. I wrote Gia and Mia:… Continue reading Freebie Today: Gia and Mia – An Unlikely Friendship

Motivation

5 Lessons From Georgia Byng

Georgia Byng (born 6 September 1966) is a British children's writer, illustrator, actress and film producer. While pursuing her acting career, Byng began writing comic strips, and illustrating. After her initial success in this field, she gave up acting to write full-time. Her first published book was a comic strip story, The Sock Monsters. Byng's… Continue reading 5 Lessons From Georgia Byng

Motivation

Sharing A TED Talk For Writers – The Clues To A Great Story By Andrew Stanton

I'm currently participating in NaNoWriMo and I thought I'd share some inspiration for my fellow fiction writers out there. I came across this TED Talk by Andrew Stanton. He is a film maker and writer behind the Toy Story series as well as the writer and director of one of my favourites WALL-E. This TED… Continue reading Sharing A TED Talk For Writers – The Clues To A Great Story By Andrew Stanton

Printables

Free Printable Thanksgiving Color By Numbers

Hi there! How has your day been so far? I shared a Thanksgiving printable yesterday and I'd like to continue in the spirit of free printables with this Color By Numbers Turkey. If you'd like the Free Printable Thanksgiving I Spy I shared yesterday, you'll find it in the printables section under Lindsay Loves on… Continue reading Free Printable Thanksgiving Color By Numbers