This video seems strange because I'm telling this difficult story while boats and trucks are rumbling around me. But maybe the chaotic location is the right setting for talking about navigating the arena of children's books. I guess that's why I keep laughing.
I was getting cold so I had to go, but on my next blog I'll explain why getting fired changed my thinking and lead to a 2 picture book contract.
An image from DRUMBEAT IN OUR FEET, (Lee and Low Books), which lead me to my first fiction book contract.