Picture Book Peeks

Do You Need a Critique Group, Writing Buddy or Someone to Help Push Your Story Over the Top? YES!

We’ve all been there. Maybe you’re new to writing. Or maybe you’ve been writing for a while but location has made it difficult to find a critique group. Maybe you’re in between writing groups or writing buddies because of a move or because the fit just didn’t feel right. Writing in a vacuum can be… Read more »

Some Amazing Opportunities for Picture Book Writers!

Hi all, Since I won’t be holding any more PB Peek Weeks during 2011, I wanted to point you to some amazing opportunities for picture book writers over at my LIGHT UP THE LIBRARY AUCTION. And some are still going for bargain prices. Check these out. Manuscript Critique from Agent Ammi-Joan Paquette http://lightupthelibrary.blogspot.com/2011/11/manuscript-critique-from-agent-ammi.htmlPicture Book Manuscript… Read more »

PB Peek Winner and Night of the Giving Dead

Thanks to all those who so kindly wished me a happy board book birthday. The best part about this birthday – I didn’t get any older. And with the TOO PURPLEY! board book out in the world, I’m still smiling. Thanks also to everyone who entered PB Peek #12. If you have a minute, read… Read more »

Picture Book Peek Week #12 – A TOO PURPLEY! Board Book Birthday

TOO PURPLEY! comes out in board book format on July 19th. It’s purple. It’s adorable. AND it’s virtually indestructible. Now that’s something to celebrate!So in honor of its board book birthday I’m holding a TOO PURPLEY! Board Book Birthday PeekJuly 19th!! Win a free critique of a selected picture book manuscript. WHEEEEE! Here’s how it… Read more »

I Love Picture Books – Peek Week #10 – February 14th!

 It’s a Valentine’s Day Picture Book Peek WeekFree critique of a selected picture book manuscript It begins February 14th! Here’s how it works: Sign up for a critique by entering your picture book WORKING TITLE in the comment section of this blog post anytime (midnight to midnight Mountain Time) on February 14th. Titles submitted before… Read more »