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1. Picture Book Characters

The limited word count in picture books doesn't give you a lot of room to create your irresistible character.

http://taralazar.com/2015/06/16/how-to-create-irresistible-picture-book-characters-by-tammi-sauer-plus-a-giveaway-on-her-book-birthday/

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2. How Long to Write a Picture Book

Even though they don't have many words, writing a picture books takes more time than you might think.

http://www.jenniferkmann.com/jenniferkmanncom/2015/6/9/just-how-long-does-it-take-to-make-a-picture-book

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3. Extra Facts in Picture Books

Remember, in picture books, you can always show those fascinating facts in the illustrations or mention them in the back matter.

http://picturebookbuilders.com/2015/03/those-fascinating-facts-keep-or-cut/

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4. Picture Book Quiz

See if your picture book is ready by giving it this quiz.

http://taralazar.com/2015/02/02/7-crucial-questions-to-ask-about-your-manuscript-take-the-picture-book-quiz/

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5. Picture Book Titles

What's the best length for a picture book title?

http://taralazar.com/2015/05/20/long-picture-book-titles-terrible-horrible-no-good-very-bad/

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6. Picture Book Secrets

Here are some suggestions (no magic secrets, unfortunately) about how to write picture books.

http://www.underdown.org/mf-picture-book-secrets.htm

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7. Picture Book Structure

There are many different ways to structure your picture book. 

http://www.scbwi-illinois.org/pub/PrairieWind/?p=592

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8. Nonfiction Picture Books

True stories that would be perfect for picture books are all around us. 

http://picturebookden.blogspot.com/2014/11/true-story-picture-books-or-creative.html

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9. Picture Book Structure

Having an idea for your picture book is just the beginning.

http://www.scbwi-illinois.org/pub/PrairieWind/?p=592

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10. Creative Nonfiction

Even though a picture book is nonfiction, it should still have a story arc.

http://picturebookden.blogspot.com/2014/11/true-story-picture-books-or-creative.html

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11. Types of Picture Books

Picture books are written in many styles and cover a wide range of topics.

http://www.writingpicturebooksforchildren.com/types-of-picture-books.html

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12. Picture Book Rules

Ten commandments (or not!) for writing picture books.

https://henryherz.wordpress.com/2014/12/14/the-ten-commandments-of-picture-book-writing/

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13. Picture Book University

Reading this blog is like attending a mini-workshop on writing picture books.

http://wwwpamcalvert.blogspot.com/p/picture-book-university.html

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14. Humor in Picture Books

Use more than one type of humor in your picture book to maximize the funny,

http://picturebookden.blogspot.com/2015/03/look-whos-laughing-now-crossover-humour.html

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15. Selling Your Picture Book

Here are some things to think about as you try to find a publisher for your picture book.

http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/how-to-sell-your-picture-book

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16. Endpages

Endpages in hardback picture books help justify their higher price. 

http://picturebookden.blogspot.com/2014/08/do-hardback-childrens-picture-books.html

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17. Powerful Picture Books

Eve Bunting gives a few hints on writing picture books. 

http://www.highlightsfoundation.org/3182/eve-bunting-pointers-for-writing-powerful-picture-books/

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18. Leave Room for the Illustrators

Picture book writers can tighten their manuscripts by remembering the illustrations will help carry the story. 

http://taralazar.com/2010/02/20/saying-a-lot-with-a-little/

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19. Picture Book Tips

Twenty do's and twenty don'ts from Mem Fox about writing picture books. 

http://memfox.com/for-writers-hints/for-writers-20-dos-and-20-donts/

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20. Shorter is Sweeter

When you write picture books, you need to pare the text to the bare minimum. 

http://picturebookbuilders.com/2014/09/shorter-really-is-sweeter/

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21. Picture Book Structure

There are many possible structures for a picture book. 

http://www.scbwi-illinois.org/pub/PrairieWind/?p=592

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22. New Agent

Rich Richter has joined the Zachary Shuster Harmsworth Agency and represents picture books through new adult.

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/63934-rick-richter-joins-zachary-shuster-harmsworth-agency.html

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23. Nonfiction Picture Books

What's involved in writing and getting published a nonfiction picture book? 

http://www.juliehedlund.com/melissa-stewart-12-x-12-featured-author-august-2014/

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24. New Agent

Heather Alexander has switched from editor to agent and is now representing picture book through young adult authors at Pippin Properties. 

http://www.kidlit411.com/2014/11/Kidlit411-Agent-Spotlight-Heather-Alexander.html

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25. Types of Picture Books

Here are some types of picture books that work for different ages of children. 

http://www.writingpicturebooksforchildren.com/types-of-picture-books.html

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