I find the natural voice is already there -- I am a mother, after all -- but it's as thin and fragile as a newly spun spider web. Tug too much this way or that, and the thread will snap. The natural voice suddenly becomes synthetic and alien, and away the butterflies go.
research: picture book manuscript formatting, Louisiana publishing houses
- Look at My Hat!, sight word children's book
- Draft 1: bedtime children's book
- Draft 1: regional children's book