Friday, April 9, 2010

Day 187

You are not going to believe this. But I think the bulldog was telling me something. Go back to day 184. The bulldog in the tree during my moment of creative excitement – he was telling me something. The surge that went through me was some sort of universal energy telling me not to ignore the signs.

Ok, so yesterday I decided to find my seaweed and make it part of the solution. Again, you are going to have to read a previous post to have a clue what it is I am on about. Go to Day 186.

So I went in search of Government promises and old ABC radio transcripts and press releases and general stuff to prove that I had heard somewhere that the Government was making a commitment to positive psychology in schools. You see, my plan was to market this to the publishers so that they knew that my subject matter being “specialised” was a good thing. But I got all deflated when I couldn’t find anything. I was trying to turn my specialised genre into the reinforced walls of the Great Wall of Leanne but I was finding far too many brick walls and was therefore doing lots of head banging in the process. Very frustrating. Not a happy beaver …

Then I thought of my bulldog. And I went looking for a publisher with a dog! Sounds odd I know, but I found one. And when I started reading their website, looking at their authors, checking out their books and generally immersing myself in their work I started to cry. And I cried and cried and cried. I cried in relief and in joy. I think I have found the one. The same tingle I had when I sat on the cliff in my thinking chair looking at the wonders of a tree sculptured bulldog, I felt as I sat in my mobile office chair looking at the wonders of a publishing dog.

I know I am talking in riddles but please trust me on this one. The bulldog has spoken and I don’t want to jinx it!

I’m off to talk to a man about a dog ….


  1. I am now officially on the edge of my seat. And if the dog isn't the go, remind me to tell you about a goose.

  2. I am literally on the edge of my seat. And if the dog is not the go, remind me to tell you about the goose.

  3. Wow go with it Leanne, it sounds very auspicious!!!!

  4. How exciting,Leanne!

    Fingers crossed.

    SSG xxx

    PS - I tagged you on my blog :-)

  5. Ooo I've got goosebumps! I can't wait to hear where your trail leads :)

  6. Woo Hoo go the dog and go Leanne xxx


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