Archive for the ‘Picture Book Peeks’ Category

Thoughts from Picture Book Peek #2

After this round of critiques, including my Take the Dare, Show You Care critique, I think I’ve hit on a good number. Three or four manuscripts per Peek Week feels about right. Some of you may wonder why not more. … Continue reading


Picture Book Peek Week #2 – And the Winners Are …

Oh, I hate that I only have time for 3 this week. There were so many titles I loved. So many manuscripts I wanted to read -proving I need to do this more often. But I’m absolutely thrilled with the … Continue reading


Sudipta’s Top Ten Rules of Writing Picture Books

You might want to take a look at Sudipta’s list before Peek Week. Rule #5 is my favorite.


Get Your Picture Book Ready for PB Peek Week #2!

Picture Book Peek Week #2 is coming July 20th. Is your manuscript ready? Check out this helpful video.


PB Peek #1 – General Observations

I just finished my last critique for PB Peek Week #1. What fun to read and analyze 7 totally unique manuscripts. Hurray for all the participating children’s writers!! What a stellar group. After reviewing my letters to the authors, I’ve … Continue reading

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