June 6, 2020: Trying to Find a Children’s Picture Book Publisher

As you may already know, I have written the manuscript for a children's picture book entitled Bobby the Brave Brown Pelican. This morning I have been trying to find a publisher for it. This is considerably harder than finding a short story publisher. I did submit my work to a few publishers a few weeks ago, … Continue reading June 6, 2020: Trying to Find a Children’s Picture Book Publisher

Update: November 12, 2019, Busy Weekend and Veteran’s Day

Saturday and Sunday,  I spent a lot of time organizing my house after the recent move. I wanted to write, but as my wife notes, I feel more like writing in a clean environment. I had never noticed this until she mentioned it sometime back, but she is absolutely right.  I spent two days cleaning … Continue reading Update: November 12, 2019, Busy Weekend and Veteran’s Day

Update: Bobby the Brown Pelican, November 8, 2019

Tonight, I submitted my children's book, Bobby the Brown Pelican, to Austin Macauley Publishers. This is a big publishing company. Their website says to expect a response in three weeks, which will be November 29. Wish me luck. Bobby has previously been rejected by Shadow Mountain Publishing. However, it is uncommon to have a work accepted … Continue reading Update: Bobby the Brown Pelican, November 8, 2019

Update: April 29, 2019 11:00 p.m.

I just finished typing up the first draft of Bobby the Brown Pelican. Word count: 1,168. I don't even know if that's the right length for a children's (around 5-6) book, or if it's too long or too short. I will do a little research and read a few children's books.  I am somewhat familiar … Continue reading Update: April 29, 2019 11:00 p.m.