Ten Essential Picture Book Elements

Originally posted on Kathryn Evans :
Sorry for the delay SCBWI friends – here, at last, are my notes from the Winchester Conference Picture Book  Intensive. The aim was to explore the essential elements that make  a breakout picture book with Sarah Frost, Commissioning Editor for picture books at Hodder, and Author/Illustrator Melanie Williamson. The morning session covered the…

Wild, Wacky Weather Foul-Up

The Fourth Annual Holiday Contest By Susanna Leonard Hill is an outstanding writing challenge that I am participating in for the first time. The challenge is to write a 350 word picture book manuscript about wild weather that impacts the holidays. The story can be written in poetry or prose. It can be about any ofContinue reading “Wild, Wacky Weather Foul-Up”

2nd Annual ReviMo

Revise More Picture Books Challenge By Meg Miller January 11th-17th, 2015 I am ready and looking forward to participating in seven days of picture book revisions. I have thirty plus ideas from PiBoIdMo, so now is the time to continue with the drafts, revisions, writing and more revisions and writing. Wait for me. I tookContinue reading “2nd Annual ReviMo”