Picture Book Peeks

Picture Book Peek: Critique and Copies for a Cause!!!

Bridget Zinn’s family and friends are stepping up again with another auction to help Bridget in her battle with cancer. My Thanksgiving Picture Book Peek Week will be a part of this auction. I’ll be donating one fiction picture book (up to 1000 words) manuscript critique as well as signed copies of TOO PURPLEY! and… Read more »

Congratulations to all the TOO PICKLEY PARTY winners!

The TOO PICKLEY PARTY was so much fun! Congratulations to all the prize winners. Monday’s Door Prize, TOO PICKLEY! T-shirt and signed softcover book – Amy DixonTuesday’s Door Prize, Bloomsbury Picture Book Pack – Denise SchurrWednesday’s Door Prize, Bloomsbury Picture Book Pack – Brigette BrankinThursday’s Door Prize, copies of TOO PURPLEY! and TOO PICKLEY! –… Read more »

You’re Invited to a TOO PICKLEY! Party!!

Please help me celebrate the release of my picture book TOO PICKLEY! (Bloomsbury) It’s an online party with door prizes, party favors and more. Kids, Parents, Grandparents, Readers – Come join the fun and win prizes.Writers – Win a Picture Book Peek critique.Teachers/Librarians – Win a Skype visit or the Grand Prize TOO PICKLEY! Package…. Read more »

Pay It Forward Friday: Do the “Write” Thing for Nashville

Three generous and talented Nashville authors – Victoria Schwab, Amanda Morgan and Myra McEntire – have joined forces to help flood ravaged Nashville, Tennessee. In Victoria Schwab’s own words: So if you haven’t heard, Nashville, TN is in a MAJOR crisis. On May 1st and 2nd, Nashville, Tennessee received a record amount of rain—nearly 13.5… Read more »

Picture Book Peek Week #7 Coming March 1st!

Picture Book Peek Week #7Free critique of a selected Picture Book manuscript! Picture Book Peek Week #7 begins March 1st. 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 March 1st. Titles submitted… Read more »

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 www.jeanreidy.com Free downloadable Teacher’s/Activities Guide which includes lots of activities for parents and kids too. Free introductory Skype visits. Free autographed bookplates, bookmarks and coloring pages. Free Picture Book Peeks… Read more »