…Excited to share a piece of my childhood with my son, we grabbed our comfy blanket and snacks, sat on the couch, and pressed play. We were about one minute in when I thought, maybe this wasn’t a good idea…
Today was the first focus group for my children’s stories. I smile as it’s somewhat of a stretch to call it that as there were only two kids, but hey, it’s a start.
Overall, I think it went pretty well. We sat on the floor and read together, stopping from time to time to talk about the adventures. At one point in the story, Gracie, the main character, plays a trumpet in a marching band…
This summer I’ve spent a lot of time reading and researching. I’m currently most interested in the creative process: how people find inspiration, implement their ideas and get past potential hurdles. Although I may not see eye-to-eye on every point each author makes, I believe there’s a lot we can learn from each other as creatives and have really enjoyed the inspiration, ideas and encouragement I’ve found their writings….