The Luxury of Writing Children’s Books #guestpost by @PatFurstenberg

Portobello Book Blog

Patricia Furstenberg Author

Today I’m joined by author Patricia Furstenburg who has written a really lovely post about the joy of writing for children. Her latest book is Puppy, 12 Months of Rhymes and Smiles and is available on Amazon: Puppy

Puppy: 12 Months of Rhymes and Smiles by [Furstenberg, Patricia]

The luxury of writing children’s books

Joanne, thank you for inviting me to “Portobello Book Blog”. It is a thrill and an honor to be here, with such a gracious host and among such accomplished authors.

I write children’s books. Like Sleeping Beauty (the comparison stops here), I woke up one morning writing a story about an elephant. Then about a dog, then about another dog, as dogs to live in packs, don’t they? And the stories kept pouring, fairy-tales, make-believe, poetry… you name it, for kids.

I look left and right, especially on Twitter. There are so many great authors there whose work I admire; the Indie community is abundant, generous, spirited…

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