Tag Archives: Margaret Hamlin

Learning from children for ‘The Second Kind of Darkness’

So I am now in the ‘seeking representation’, (agent-beguiling) stage for my children’s story (age 9-12) calledĀ The Second Kind of DarknessĀ (more about it here). After donning my imaginary pith helmet, I selected an agent to target. Mostly this was done … Continue reading

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labelling and illustration

In advertising, one of the ways to spot an absolute beginner is that they produce concepts that label things. To reduce this to basics: imagine a picture of a sports shoe, with the line This is a great sports shoe. … Continue reading

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