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12×12 in 2012 April Check In

12x12 in 2012


Last January I joined author Julie Hedlund’s 12×12 in 2012 challenge. The goal is to write a completed picturebook manuscript each month.  In January I wrote a sentimental story starring our pet rat, Penny. In February I wrote a tale about a child who daydreams. March gave me the idea for a kids book about Archaeology. And this month I have thought of the story of Lillith who is a busy mom who can’t cook. It’s a humorous tale full of mishaps. It takes an observant Aunt to help Lillith find her inner chef.


Congrats to all of my friends who have also completed this month’s challenge. On to May! 😀


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  1. Eric Van Raepenbusch 28/04/2012

    Lori — you are doing great! I like that you posted all of your ideas that you worked on this year! Keep it up.

  2. Beth Stilborn 28/04/2012

    Well done! On to May! Hope you continue to enjoy the process.

  3. Erik -This Kid Reviews Books 29/04/2012

    A picture book about Archaeology would be cool! I don’t think I’ve seen one before. Sounds like you made your goal! Congratulations 🙂

  4. Joanna 30/04/2012

    Haha, this month’s does sound funny, Loni! I want to read the archaeological one! Well done on four months in the bag!

  5. Stacy S. Jensen 04/05/2012

    Great job Loni. I can relate to Lillith’s story. Well, I’ve been trying to cook more recently. Good luck with your May manuscript.

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