I recently heard of an expat author, publisher and illustrator of children’s books. Her name is Sophie Kittredge and her books about dogs are quite beautiful. I asked Sophie to share some of what she has learned from her experience with you here. Over to you, Sophie:
I work as a freelance illustrator. It has, therefore, been a natural progression for me to write and illustrate my own children’s books. I use my childhood travels and family pets as inspiration.
I was born in France, and I grew up in Europe, Southeast Asia, the Far East, and the Middle East. I graduated from Art College in England with a BA in Illustration, then moved to New York City where I worked in the publishing and animation businesses. I now live in coastal South Carolina with my family.
My book series is called ‘Tails around the World’. I have two self-published books in this series and I’m working on the third. The ten lessons I’ve learned along the writing road are:
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