Co-hosting with James Kelly the syndicated radio talk show “Aspects of Writing” that is devoted to showcasing writers, authors, illustrators, visual arts, and creative composition gives me an opportunity to meet professionals in these fields.
Recently we were privileged to host 4 distinguished guests who offered an exciting glimpse into the arena of creative writing and graphic design. These award winning creators share their unique talents with not only the general public but individual children.
You may often spot them at your local library sharing a precious moment reading to a young child or talking about the alluring illustration that adorns the front of a childhood mystery novel. These writers and illustrators are well known in their field and respected by their peers and could spend their time in any number of ways. However, they opt to read at your local public library or come to a local radio talk show so that their professionalism can be spread out into a wide circle. They want their message for the love of writing and illustration to awaken in everyone the adventures that lurks within the pages of a book or the laptop in your hands. They want you to feel, experience, absorb and remember the unique sensation that is possible from reading a good book.
Social Well-being is evident as these writers and illustrators willingly share their talent with the public.
As you pick up a book your eye focuses on the cover art. The purpose of the illustration is to not capture your attention but to intice you to purchase the book or download the ebook. Whether you are someone who likes to feel the physical book in your hand or use an electric devise to read a story you still are induced by the opening line of the story and any illustration within the book. So the next time you walk by a shelf of books think about the author and illustrator who made that precious book possible and spread a little Social Well-Being…