So many of us--writers, illustrators, editors, agents, publishers--wish a book would come together quickly. Despite all that fervent energy, the creation of a book takes as long, or longer, than creating a Volkswagen-sized elephant child.
I revealed the timeline of my upcoming nonfiction picture book at Rate Your Story: Author Pat Miller's Success Story: The Hole Story of the Doughnut. Whew--the book is almost here! Due date for this long-term literary pregnancy is May 3.
Ah, books. I never outgrew my love of children's books. My passion became a career--I was an elementary school librarian. And now I write books for kids!