12-Step Plan to Stockpile Stories: A Guest Post for Rate Your Story

Hello dear friends!

Just popped in to give you a link to a guest post I just did for Rate Your Story.

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They asked me to talk about how I was able to stockpile so many stories that resulted in my four debut picture books that will be launching in 2019.

I hope you will come and take a look:

https://www.rateyourstory.org/single-post/STOCKPILING-STORIES-THAT-GRAB-AN-EDITOR

And I hope you all have a wonderful week!

About viviankirkfield

Writer for children - Reader forever Mom of 3, educator, author of FOUR OTTERS TOBOGGAN: AN ANIMAL COUNTING BOOK (Pomegranate Press, 2019), PIPPA'S PASSOVER PLATE (Holiday House, 2019), FROM HERE TO THERE: INVENTIONS THAT CHANGED THE WAY WE MOVE (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019), SWEET DREAMS, SARAH (Creston Books, 2019), picture book junkie, lover of travel, hiking, fly-fishing, cooking, and playing Monopoly with my 9-year old grandson.

Posted on June 3, 2018, in Guest Post, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. Such wonderful insight Vivian. As a late bloomer myself i appreciate so much your advice and honesty. Thank you. I have been stalled for awhile, thinking it was almost too late. You’ve given me renewed determination to start anew.

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  2. Thanks for sharing steps. They help me with focus. They also allow options to follow during those times when a step may not be going well or as planned.
    So happy lady luck has smiled on you.

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  3. Thanks for this amazing account Vivian! You’re an inspiration. Congratulations times 4!! I really appreciate the reinforcement of stick to it- ness.

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  4. Thanks for the insight. I too am working on a few books currently, and your tips certainly help add a bit more structure to how I plan to approach my writing. 🙂

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  5. Wonderful. I am pretty sure I need to read this at least 177 more times. Thanks for your transparency Vivian!

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  6. Amazing Vivian!! You’ve worked hard and so deserve your success!!

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  7. Thank you, Vivian…AND humongous CONGRATULATIONS!

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  8. Vivian, each time I read something you have written, from article to email, from manuscript to critique, I learn how to make my own writing better. Your hard work is an inspiration that excites us all to keep at it and keep moving forward. Congratulations on your four amazing picture books launching in 2019!

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  9. David McMullin

    Thank you, Vivian. I love this article. Congratulations on all of your wonderful books. Your later in life start is an inspiration to the rest of us starting out late. Hard work makes it all possible.

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  10. Four books in 2019! Way to go!

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