Writing is Hard Work!

Here are the upcoming steps in Operation Get My Book Published: 1. Finish revisions. 2. Send draft to agent. 3. While she reads it, work on final polishing of manuscript. 4. Get back her comments and make any necessary changes. (Hopefully not TOO many!) 5. Celebrate when she sends it to the publisher for them to read again. 6. WAIT. And WAIT. And WAIT to hear back.

Cindy and I are in the last stages of step 1. Wow, have we ever been working hard. I’ve been SO busy I had to get Molly, one of Cindy’s real cats, to help out with the filing yesterday.

Stay tuned. Hopefully by Friday we’ll be to Step 2.

Wait! You’re not leaving yet, are you? It’s Wednesday. Time for more . . .

For our first drawings today, we have three wonderful illustrations of ME–everyone’s favorite character! In the first one, I’m eating out of the dumpster. I hope it’s Meatloaf Night!

Flash (By Alex)

In case you can’t read it, the smaller animal in the corner of this next picture is a mouse. He’s saying, “Don’t mess with Flash.” Good idea, I have strong teeth and razor sharp claws!

Flash (By Koal)

I look all bristly in the following picture. I must be about to fight that evil butt-sniffer, Lucy!

Flash (By Delaney)

And now for some inventions. The Interspecies Translator–my favorite!

IT (by an anonymous 4th grader)

And finally, Sir Vac-a lot working hard!

Sir Vac-a-lot (By K.S.)

Wow! More excellent drawings by my Berthoud fans. When I get a publisher, they’ll have a tough time finding an illustrator to beat these! See you next Wednesday for more “See Flash!” and first thing on Friday for “Ask Flash!”

About flashthecatblog

I am the Professional Mews for Cindy Strandvold, as well as a huge fan of middle-grade books. Which, coincidentally, is the age Cindy writes for.
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18 Responses to Writing is Hard Work!

  1. Hayley says:

    These pictures are REALLY cool. I hope I see mine soon!!!!!!!!!!! : D

  2. Kaitlynn says:

    again great drawings everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Anna says:

    My picture isn’t up there yet! 🙂

    • I guess that means it will be coming. Remember, I got a LOT of pictures!

    • Dot says:

      Anna, have you seen any of your friends pictures? If you do you might want to tell them to get on so they can see them. Did your brother draw a picture or write a question? I have missed seeing his comments lately. I wonder how long it will take to do all the pictures. I remember there were a LOT of cards.

      • Anna says:

        Dot, My brother is just really buzzie with summer activities but he still comes on 1ce in a while. I have also been really buzzie with stuff like summer bridge, hanging out on Flashes blog (coolest blog I’ve ever been on) , exercising , drinking more water, and hanging out with friends. (ect)

  4. Anna says:

    Yep I will sure remember that.

  5. Kaitlynn says:

    they sure are awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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