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 has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. 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!

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  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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