Grumpy Ana and the Grouchy Monsters by D. Wallace Peach

Reblogged from Myths of the Mirror:

My first children’s book is out in print. During my writing break over the summer, I tried my hand at illustration. It was hard and I learned a lot. I have a whole new respect for professional illustrators! You are amazing.

Thank you to all the authors who offered their feedback on the text (a simpler print and no italics). I realize it looks small in these images, but I did order proofs of the book (twice) and the actual size works fine.

I published this through Createspace, and it was a (grizzly) bear dealing with the images. Took me days and days and days to get the dpi right.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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23 Responses to Grumpy Ana and the Grouchy Monsters by D. Wallace Peach

  1. Pingback: Grumpy Ana and the Grouchy Monsters by D. Wallace Peach — Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo | Fantasy Sources: Art, Gifts, Ideas, Article Resources, News

  2. These illustrations are beautiful! And good on you for persevering with Createspace – it took me WEEKS to create my paperbacks, and that’s without pictures!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Lyn Horner says:

    Congrats, Ms. Peach, for your print book! I love the illustrations! And your text, of course.

    Liked by 2 people

  4. Thanks so much for sharing by first, Sue. 🙂 You made my day. ❤


  5. Reblogged this on Musings on Life & Experience and commented:
    Diana’s delightful children’s book.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. dgkaye says:

    Diana is multi-talented! 🙂 xx

    Liked by 1 person

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