There are lots of doors. Writing is a door. Art is a door. One of the facets of creative work that has always fascinated me most is the ability to inspire creation. When you see really compelling artwork, you don’t just see a 2D image–you see a story–and that is the beginning of your own journey.
Wallie, my Friend, and I are considerably past the age of picture-book readers, but we still find picture books one of the most definite sources of inspiration. There’s something about words and pictures together that makes a powerful combination, and has all the life and action of movies and television.