Journal Entry #21–Creative Gems Collaboration Released!

A project four months in the making is now available, Creative Gems. My friend Andrea, a brilliant children’s book illustrator, challenged writers to match poems and short stories with her artwork for this collaboration, and every step of the process was exciting to see happen. I was among the more than 20 writers to submitContinue reading “Journal Entry #21–Creative Gems Collaboration Released!”

Creative Gems Volume 1 is out now! — Andrea, Children’s Book Illustrator

About 4 months ago, I posted a silly idea of making a book together. I asked people to write a short story or poem based on any of the drawings on my website. It quickly became clear that more than just a few were interested. More than 20 authors have submitted their story and I […]Continue reading “Creative Gems Volume 1 is out now! — Andrea, Children’s Book Illustrator”

Journal Entry #20–A Strawberry Moon and Some Good News

Hello everyone! The last several days have been eventful, and summertime is almost here. I must admit that I’m very excited about taking advantage of good weather to hopefully travel around a bit and write about different places. Tonight, though, we’re supposed to enjoy a full moon, otherwise known as a “Strawberry Moon.” Whoever decidedContinue reading “Journal Entry #20–A Strawberry Moon and Some Good News”

Journal Entry #18 (Requesting some Writerly Assistance)

It has been more than two months now since I started this WordPress blog. Being on here has been a wonderful experience, especially because I’ve gotten to connect with great writers and friends. My hope is to continue developing the skills and knowledge needed to become a professional writer. To that end, does anyone happenContinue reading “Journal Entry #18 (Requesting some Writerly Assistance)”

Book trailer Creative Gems — Andrea, Children’s Book Illustrator

Book trailers are quite an important marketing tool these, so I gave it a go for the Creative Gems book project! The deadline for submitting a story is until 31st of May. Please read the guidelines if don’t know about the project. Right now, there are 22 (!) stories and poems from different authors all […]Continue reading “Book trailer Creative Gems — Andrea, Children’s Book Illustrator”

Would you rather….? — Andrea, Children’s Book Illustrator

If you need illustrations for a story and like my drawing style, please send me an email so we an discuss it further! skepticalvalentino@hotmail.com Would you rather….? — Andrea, Children’s Book Illustrator

Journal Entry #11

Goodness, it’s been a busy week. The water heater in my parents’ home has been making a racket in the walls for quite a while, and we finally got a plumber to come out and take a look at it. Apparently, it was long overdue to be replaced and more than 30 years old. EvenContinue reading “Journal Entry #11”

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