Post I Like: Surrounds

One amazing picture surrounded by equally amazing set of thoughts.

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Prisma Tuesday – May 16th

It may take few seconds for a picture to become clear.

Or may be an eternity!

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The Legacy Of A Long Gone Empire

There are two ways to tell a story. The first is about writing several paragraphs or pages about an event or a series of them. You build up your characters, move them along nicely while keeping the pace of your story intact. And then ending it all up when the message you wanted to convey through your story is accomplished.

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Re-blog – Release Date: Katie Shaeffer

In case if you are looking for a new picture book for your kids, or may be grand kids, then circle April 24, 2017 on your calendars.

Katie Shaeffer Pancake Maker, a new picture book by Cynthia Mackey will be released on April 24th. You can check out her blog by checking the post below for more details about the giveaways and don’t forget to follow her!


Yay!  I have set the release date for my picture book, Katie Shaeffer Pancake Maker for April 24th.  So just over one month to go and my little book will be out there in the world. Check back here for giveaways coming soon!

img_2822Other news: One week after reading the book to my preschool class and making pancakes one of my five year olds asked, “Teacher Cindy, where’s that pancake book?”

If there was ever a question that could make my heart sing, that was the one.

One more reason for my heart to sing: I have now reached 500 followers on simply.cindy.  A huge thank you to each and every reader.  Whether you read my blog, follow my blog or like my posts, you are hugely appreciated!  All the more reason for giveaways.  I need to start planning 🙂

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One Picture Story (OPS) – Not So Fast

The second episode of One Picture Story (OPS) is here.

I have started this very own series of mine to show a little story inside a picture. The subjects (or characters if you prefer to call them up) are my toys of Uzair (my son). Continue reading

One Picture Story (OPS) – An Accident

We all know a picture is worth a thousand words. You see a gorgeous snap of a sunset or a waterfall and your mind fills up with so many stories about that one frame of beauty, right in front of your eyes.


That one picture can make you feel like you have seen nothing like it ever before. There are many such pictures by so many artists out there and yes, I’m not one of them.

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