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I am going to quit pretending I am ever going to be a famous writer, and start asking: “Do you want fries with that?”

I am, I have to say, crushed… filled with self-doubt… and also with an anger that I don’t know whether to aim at myself or in a more outward direction. You know the post I did the other day, the one where … Continue reading

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We went camping… and now I am going to be a blacksmith!

By far the best part of our day trip to see the farm equipment and tractor museum is the fact that they have this huge barn… and inside it, they have a whole bunch of blacksmith shops… And they teach classes!!! … Continue reading

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The new back cover for the new children’s book…

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Wizard magic… part 5… (or); Recycling the wizard!

So how… and why… did I change this… To this… The why is easy. I needed one more picture of Gadzookes, my little wizard from the new children’s book I am working on, and that wizard right up there is … Continue reading

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Wizard magic… part 3… (or);Six hours of work in Photoshop, but hey, it’s for the children!

Well, there it is. Page 20 of my new children’s book about a cute little wizard who is just looking for a friend. The thing is… and this ‘thing’ is mostly just because I like to try to add at … Continue reading

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Wizard magic… part 1… (or); Photoshop, it is about as close to magic as we are likely to get in real life…

So, as long as I am working on my new children’s book, I thought it might be fun to sort of show you what exactly it is I am doing to turn an old comic strip I drew way back … Continue reading

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Some of the finished artwork from my new children’s book…

Just thought I would share a few of the pictures with you that I have been working on. Sort of give you an idea what the finished book will look like. Of course, there will be funny words on all … Continue reading

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