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Teaser Illustration: Emily, Brave and Swift

Posted by J. R. on Friday, June 25, 2010, In : Book Illustrations 
These past weeks I have been working on the illustrations for Emily, Brave and Swift. Of course, this does not mean I have not been busy with all other aspects of creating, marketing and publishing children's books. I most definitely have. But if I am to arrive to the point where Emily, Brave and Swift is ready to be published, I must allot x amount of hours to completing the illustrations.

I must own up to something: I am not a professional artist! Okay, there, it's out! I took exactly one d...

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A Walk in the Park, Right?

Posted by J. R. on Thursday, May 13, 2010, In : Career Transition to Publishing 
Nearly two months ago, I began walking for exercise again. I hadn't taken my morning two-mile walk for nearly a year. It was so hot in Texas last summer that I simply found a just reason to take a break. Well, a few weeks ago I realized I needed to get back out there. Like most folks struggling to start/run a business--particularly one that involves writing, I spend long hours sitting in front of my computer. Lately, I'd been noticing that towards the end of the day, my feet had become a bit ...
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A Step Backwards

Posted by J. Reynolds on Thursday, May 6, 2010, In : Career Transition to Publishing 
Hello, Fellow Career Transition-ers:

Okay, I wish I'd had the foresight, wherewithal, energy and courage to begin this blog two-plus years ago when I was laid off from my job. Job? Really it was a life-career of over 25 years in finance/management/advertising. To say I was shocked to get the news is at the very least, lacking and insufficient in describing the full range of emotions I experienced. The journey to where I am today can best be described as very bumpy, but as I look back, the pro...

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