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Experimenting with a new illustration style for children’s books

Experimenting with a new style… a little more “sketchy” than my recent work. Here’s why… Continue reading Experimenting with a new illustration style for children’s books

Making my commitment to this children’s story a public obligation…

I figure if I put this in writing, I’ll be committed to finally making it happen, so here goes… Continue reading Making my commitment to this children’s story a public obligation…

Nice to hear positive feedback from happy clients.

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Nice to hear positive feedback from happy clients. ūüôā

Round One of screenwriting for the iPad animation app is done.

“I liked your script! Thank you! …I will come back to you for more stories!”

Looking forward to doing more.

Formatting Images for Kindle Kid’s Book Publisher

 

aea7f269.jpgThis post is probably only of interest to other authors making picture books for Kindle with the KKBP (Kindle Kids Book Publisher.)

If you find it useful and want to pay me back, please consider getting yourself a copy of Angelico Goes To The Store – and please leave an honest review!

Making my first picture book for Kindle was fun and frustrating.

Specifically, understanding exactly how big the images needed to be to display properly on devices, and allow for text to be added.

I did a lot of digging around, and it’s not at all well documented.

Here’s what I found: Continue reading Formatting Images for Kindle Kid’s Book Publisher

My Fortune Cookie Told Me To Build A New Audio Booth

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So I took my wife out to lunch today.¬†Got a fortune in my cookie that read: “It’s time for you to explore all those new interests.”¬†That seems like good timing… Continue reading My Fortune Cookie Told Me To Build A New Audio Booth

Film Shots & Classic Artworks – Inspiration or Homage?

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Surely you’ve seen these videos floating around the social sphere lately.

In most cases, I have no doubt the artworks directly inspired the shots. Continue reading Film Shots & Classic Artworks – Inspiration or Homage?

Why Adapt Your Finished Screenplay To A New Form?

Why Adapt Your Finished Screenplay To A New Form?

Because he who has the best IP wins. Continue reading Why Adapt Your Finished Screenplay To A New Form?

Give This Shriekfest Alum Horror Movie Some Lovin’

I read an early version of the screenplay for this film around 2011 or so, when I was a judge for Shriekfest Screenplay Competition… in my opinion, it was one of the top 3 or 4 screenplays I ever read for them. Continue reading Give This Shriekfest Alum Horror Movie Some Lovin’