Driven Creatively Mad

Driven Creatively Mad
Growing a career as an author and illustrator of children’s books.
8: It’s Been a Year Since Season 1
Oct 25 • 8 min
Catch up on what I’ve been doing for the last year since season 1. What’s the status of my children’s book? What have I been doing?
7: Preparing for What’s Next
Oct 10, 2017 • 24 min
I talk about my current community involvement with AIGA SC, illustrations for a secret project, drawing a comic strip for Inktober, and the next two children’s book stories I plan to write.
6: Children’s Book Conference Recap, Getting Productive, and Commenting
Sep 9, 2017 • 28 min
After more than a month hiatus, I come back with a follow-up about my experience at the children’s literature conference, my new obsession with getting productive on my Mac, and a wonderful review left on iTunes.
5: Character Design Illustrating and Postcard Promotion
Jul 26, 2017 • 17 min
I’ve been working intensely on character design for my children’s book main character. I begin creating an illustration for a promotional postcard to share with publishing companies and the conference facility.
4: It’s Now Time to Illustrate My Children’s Book
Jul 12, 2017 • 21 min
I finally made it to episode 4! A brief recap of my summer 2017 project, creating a children’s book. I discuss my process I take to create my illustrations for the children’s book.
3: My Process for Writing My First Picture Book for Children
Jun 28, 2017 • 12 min
Find out about the process and the app I’m using to write my first picture book as I prepare to submit my manuscript for a critique at a children’s literature conference.
2: How I Organized My Projects And Learned to Do It Better
Jun 15, 2017 • 16 min
For years I would organize my projects in a such a way that didn’t allow me to focus on any of them to produce effective results. A life coach helped me gain focus.
1: Who and What is Driven Creatively Mad?
Jun 1, 2017 • 13 min
For more than 20 years I’ve been driving myself creatively mad, searching for the best way to tell stories. Join me as I document all my failures and successes of becoming an author and illustrator of children’s literature.