I work regularly with a group of five home educated children, who come to my house to write. Lately we’ve been creating zines, giving an opportunity for more extended story-telling. It’s been a magical process, with each individual’s ideas coming through strongly. The children have displayed great zest and inventiveness, and our meetings are fascinating, with mature discussions, ranging from how to pace a longer story, to decisions in design and illustration.
An impressive amount of work is being done in between sessions with me. There’s been much planning, like this –
and simply glorious attention to design and making details –