Search Results for: Picture Book Peek

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

A 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 your area or online. Here’s great advice… Read more »

Critique Questions for the Average Mike … Picture Book Edition.

Sometimes the freshest eyes are those of readers who don’t also write. And without minds muddied by picture book writing rules or market madness, Average Mike (nicknamed after my husband who sometimes fills this role) readers can offer a quick, clear assessment of where your story works or doesn’t. With just one read under their… Read more »

TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! Picture Book Critique Contest

Last summer, TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! made a monster appearance on bookstore and library shelves everywhere.  And now it’s won the  COLORADO BOOK AWARD! That’s something to celebrate!So  for all my writer friends out there I’m holding a TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! PICTURE BOOK PEEK MONDAY, JULY 29TH Win a free critique of a selected… Read more »

TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! Book Birthday Party!

It’s my book birthday for   TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! To celebrate the release, we’ve got a lot going on! And there’s something for EVERYONE!CHECK IT OUT! Time Out for Teachers – Free Skype Visits and Resources for Teachers and Librarians for the 2012-13 School YearTales from the Time Out Corner – A fun video… 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 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 »