Picture Book Marathon, Day Nine (and the fact that Cats have nine lives), I took a leap and worked on an idea that had been niggling at me but had never amounted to more than an image. After about an hour and a half, I landed on my feet, with a completed (albeit rough) draft!Because today was
Now my little cat MC is no longer standing out in the rain and cold, all alone -- he has a home on paper!
I am finding the Marathon to be a valuable and productive tool in moving toward my goals and helping me push past points that I might have just stopped at in the past. This process reminds reminds me of a quote that I would like to share:
"You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club." Jack London
And though I leave you today, knowing that my little cat likely has at least eight more drafts in him before he's finished, at least he has begun to live his life!