Shutta CrumAuthor : Shutta CrumAuthor I wonder how she does it? Slide 2: Ideas can come from reading . . . Snakes! Slide 3: Ideas come from pictures. Bears! Slide 4: Ideas come from experiences . . . such as homebuilding. Whew! Hard work! Slide 5: Grandkids and pets are good sources of ideas. More wild creatures? Slide 6: Ideas can come from
combining travel and
family history . . . Shutta says . . . Shutta’s book
about her family. Slide 7: Ideas can come from family photographs. . . Uh-oh! I better get out of here! Slide 8: . . .or from photos by famous photographers like Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans. These people are very poor! Slide 9: Our old farm . . . . . . when we bought it. Ideas can come from where you live. Lots of work to do! Slide 10: Our old farm today . . . Wow! Look at it now. And she wrote a book about it. Slide 11: Researching an idea. More work to do ! Slide 12: Shutta’s thinking
room . . . . . . better known as the playhouse ! I’d like to take a nap in that hammock! Slide 13: Yikes !!
What a cluttered desk . . . Too messy for me! Slide 14: The first draft of
My Mountain Song. I can’t read this mess! Slide 15: Ouch! My novel came back with
100s of sticky notes. Oh-oh! Can she try it again? Slide 16: More corrections to make !!! Yikes! Slide 17: moving Cutting my story up and around. it all Help! She’s desperate! She’s using scissors on her manuscript. Slide 18: Books being made. I wonder if they mind having a fox in the building? Slide 19: Her newest
book! Coming in 2009! Slide 20: Sharing my
others . . . The best part of writing ! . . . at bookstores, Shutta shares at book fairs . . . Slide 21: . . . and at schools. She likes to share with
anyone who likes to read! Like me! Shutta’s websites: www.shutta.com or www.shuttacrum.com : Shutta’s websites: www.shutta.com or www.shuttacrum.com For more information. Hey! She wrote a book about me. I’m in Fox and Fluff!