I'm so thankful to be the author of eight books. What happened with each book was I learned a focus for the next book, which made writing the next book easier. The dream/reality connections in Banking on Dreams, for example, were a part of all my other books. Writing about animals and people learning things in some of the poems for my first three books of poetry resulted in my choosing a focus for learning in Paw Learning Mazes. One example of a learning poem is the "Cat Grammar" poems and maze poems in Paw Dream Mazes.