This Thanksgiving, what are you thankful for?
Yes, I know. Your health. Your family. Food on the table. The upcoming football game. And, perhaps, some Black Friday shopping.
Those are all good and worthy things. I am thankful for them too.
But, it’s Picture Book Idea Month. And that means I am thankful for ideas. All kinds of them.
As I writer, I get asked, “Where do you get your ideas?”
For a while, I didn’t know what to say.
But then, I figured it out. Or, I should say that Wendy Reid Crisp did. She wrote an essay in a book that is the perfect answer. I wish I could repost it for you here. But, you know, copyright issues.
The essay is on Page 26 of her 1997 book DO AS I SAY NOT AS I DID: PERFECT ADVICE FROM AN IMPERFECT…
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