Cheryl Johnson author and artist is visiting my blog.
Cheryl, how long have you been writing?
I’ve been creating stories and drawing since I was about ten years old so most of my life. I’m 59 now, and next month I’ll be 60! Still can hardly believe that! I was born in Portland, Maine but grew up in Gorham, Maine. My mom was a third grade school teacher. I wrote my very first books that I published last fall when she was alive,and she used them in her class room. I redid the illustrations digitally but Mom would recognize the pictures.Â How nice. Do you know the idea is good enough to write a book about it?ÂAs for knowing if my idea is good enough for a book, not quite sure how to answer that.I get lots of ideas every day that I know I can turn into really great stories. I’m a little overwhelmed (more…)
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