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Thoughts from Picture Book Peeks: The PB Pitch

What is your book about? It’s probably the most asked question – second only to “Where can I buy it?” – of writers. But how often do your take your answer seriously? Can you sum up your story before the … Continue reading


What exactly is a Picture Book Peek Week?

It’s my way of paying it forward to other writers. Several times a year I offer a contest on my blog during which writers can win a free critique of a fiction picture book manuscript. Become a follower of my … Continue reading


I’ve written a children’s book. What now?

How exciting!! Congratulations!! I suggest you first contact your local chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, explore their message board and check out all the resources they have available. Next, find a critique group either in … Continue reading


Points From PB Peeks: What Happens Right Before Your Ending?

In one of my previous posts, I mentioned Allyn Johnston’s and Marla Frazee’s wise words about picture book endings. Yes, endings should disarm us. They must have a touch of mystery, a touch of magic and space for the reader … Continue reading


Just because the party’s over …

Even though the TOO PURPLEY! ONLINE LAUNCH PARTY ended a couple of weeks ago, you can still find plenty of freebies on my website at Free downloadable Teacher’s/Activities Guide which includes lots of activities for parents and kids too. … Continue reading

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