OK, so maybe it's taken me more than 7 weeks to do an illustration for each of my Mix and Match Challenge entries, but I've finally come to the last one!
This week's prompt gave a list of opening lines, a list of closing lines, and an optional list of onomatopoeia. Here's an excerpt, and my artwork!
A S'more by the Fire
Graham was all ready for the beach!
Well, mostly. A day of playing with Wally and Ollie, his three-year-old twin brothers, was always exhausting.
But Graham would tolerate it because a day at the beach meant one thing:
S’mores around the fire pit at sunset.
This week's prompt asked us to choose a main character, a secondary character, and an emotion. I chose Maisie, a babysitter, and betrayal.
Date Night Betrayal
Dad jabbered all day about the fun night ahead.
Then I caught the scent of betrayal: Mom’s perfume.
Date night equals fun for my parents, and a new babysitter for me.
The fifth week of the Mix and Match challenge was all about concept books and setting! I chose to write a piece set in the city using "location" as a concept--up/down, over/under, etc.
The actual story has been on my idea list for a long time, ever since I didn't properly set the brake on our double stroller when walking away from it for a moment. We very nearly had a...
Baby and Mommy are out for a walk,
Rocking and rolling til Mom stops to talk.
Babe sees his chance and pulls out his controller.
Lookout, everybody! A…