So I’m supposed to be writing a book.
Yeah. You can see how well that’s going!
I’m writing a series of children’s books for my, umm…. children and my wife loved the first one and can’t wait for the next to be ready.
I’m trying to write it in time for Easter so I can give it to her as an Easter gift.
But I just can’t bring myself to knuckle down and write!
The day is slipping away…..
On another note, a mentor of mine has just arrived back in the country from the Philippines where he is a missionary. I’m excited to meet up with him soon! God is GOOOOOD!
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It doesn’t seem to matter how much I organize my time, there are still things left undone and things I should be doing that I put off. If you figure out a formula or solution, be sure to let me know!
Okay – here’s a prompt (free of charge): Think of a funny/tender/outrageous incident that happened to you, either as a child or adult, change the characters into animals best representing the characteristics of the people in the real life situation.
Presto! Childrens book. Hope that helps.
OK… just for you.
One day a female mountain lion, also known as a mountain lioness, suggested to a little lemming that he write a book where all the characters are animals.
The lemming just laughed at the mountain lioness. “Ha Ha Ha.” He laughed. “What a ridiculous idea. Who’s ever heard of a story where all the main characters are animals being popular with children? Come on, try to name me one. Just one. See you can’t!”
The lioness tried to speak but the lemming quickly went on before she could get a word out. “Correct me if I’m wrong but, rest assured, I’m never wrong! Now, I’m going to run over there and jump of that cliff and show all of you doubters that I can fly.”
“Err, you can’t fly, you don’t have wings.” suggested the lioness.
“Phooey! You’re only saying that because you’re jealous!” he shouted as he took off running for the edge of the cliff. “Watch, I’ll prove it. I’m like Michael Jordan in his prime. I’m like Condor Man. I’m like Neil Armstrong. I’m like R Kelly. I believe I can flyyyyyaaaaaaa…rghhhh”
The lioness listened to the screams from the lemming fade out of earshot as he plummeted down the cliff to certain death on the rocks below.
Smiling to herself at the fun of her little game, she turned and said to another lemming, “Okay – here’s a prompt (free of charge): Think of a…”
There once was a man who chose to write a children’s book. He wrote it because he said he was going to. The end.
AndyC, I laughed and laughed at that!
Now see…I’d buy that book for a dollar! And not that I believe in any of that astrology mumbo jumbo, but I am a Leo.
Yeah, I don’t know why I picture you as a mountain lion……
Seriously, Peter. That was awesome.
It didn’t get me any closer to finishing what I’m SUPPOSED to be writing but it was a great diversion!