Alright, people. Today marks the day that The Denim Jungle is officially available to 39,000 retailers and libraries over 87% of the world! You can order yours right now on Amazon. CRAZY.
To celebrate, here are some illustration sneak peeks. Enjoy, and happy holidays to you and your little explorers!
They say, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” but in fact we all do.
Take for example the books above, all of which come up when you search Amazon for “cover design.”
One topic. Five very different covers. And five rather different judgements we automatically assign to each.
Self-publishing friends, those judgements transform into sales.
You never get a second chance to make a first impression, folks. Here are three easy tips to make your book’s first impression a lasting one… in a good way.
*To see the grand reveal of The Denim Jungle cover, check out tip #3 below!* Continue reading
In the interest of Throwback Thursday, I dug up a few October oldies but goodies: no-sew wigs, creative costume ideas, and even the world’s best made-up holiday (though I may be biased… since I made it up).
Wishing you all a fun, creative, thoughtful October.
No-Sew Costume Wig
All you need is felt, yarn, and glue. Okay, and maybe an hour of your time. But, hey, you can do it while watching your favorite thriller, right?
Clever Girl Costumes
Ready to step away from pre-made costume rack? Continue reading
It’s Tuesday morning. You’re knee deep into a busy week, and the weekend lies far in the distance…
You need a break. You need some eye candy.
The Denim Jungle on Instagram
Are you on Instagram? I’ve started an account for @thedenimjungle with pictures about seeing the world from a kids’ perspective. Come on, aren’t you curious what I could possibly be posting over there? Take or look… or better yet post your own kids’ fun (and funny) insights. Don’t forget to use #denimjungle. Continue reading
Hey, remember me? It’s been awhile. Things have been a little crazy town over here. Book progress is moving full steam ahead (for release this November!) while I juggle client jobs to fund it. Plus, summer has morphed into autumn, my youngest is in preschool, and my eldest has officially entered the wild world of kindergarten.
And yet, even as I find myself falling forward into new routines, challenges, and goals, Continue reading