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1. Comedy in Picture Books

There are several time-honored ways to create a funny picture book.

https://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/gallery/2016/jun/29/comedy-in-picture-books-how-its-done-in-pictures

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2. Rhyming Stories

Tips for writing a rollicking book that rhymes.

https://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2016/jul/01/how-to-write-rollicking-rhyming-stories-pip-jones-squishy-mcfluff

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3. The Picture Book Process

There are many steps from thinking about writing a picture book to showing the published book to children,

http://www.buzzfeed.com/macbarnett/how-to-write-a-picture-book-i066#.etWKVbzND

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4. Turn the Page

Write your picture book so that the reader won't be able to resist turning the page to see what happens next.

http://groggorg.blogspot.com/2016/04/turn-that-picture-book-page-by-patricia.html

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5. Picture Book or Short Story

Though they may have similar word counts, picture books and short stories are not the same.

http://kidlit.com/2010/07/26/picture-book-or-short-story/

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6. Picture Book Publishers

There are many publishers who acquire picture book manuscripts.

http://frolickingthroughcyberspace.blogspot.com/p/monster-list-of-childrens-book.html

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7. Picture Book Revision

Here are some common problems in picture books and suggestions on how to fix them.

http://www.writingforchildrenandteens.com/revision/revision-9-1-1-for-fiction-picture-books/

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8. Picture Book Agents

Not all children's book agents represent picture books, but here are more than fifty who do.

http://christiewrightwild.blogspot.com/p/agents.html

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9. Rhyming Picture Books

How not to write a picture book in rhyme.

http://picturebookden.blogspot.com/2012/03/how-not-to-write-rhyming-picture-book.html

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10. Picture Book Revision

Considering how short picture books are, it's amazing how many questions you need to ask about your manuscript during the revision process.

http://rachelhamby.com/for-writers/

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11. Picture Book Literary Agents

Read what excites agents who represent picture book authors.

http://taralazar.com/2015/12/10/picture-book-literary-agents-and-what-excites-them/

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12. Publishing a Picture Book

You need passion, persistence, and professionalism to get a picture book published.

http://www.kidlittakeaways.com/blog/mind-your-ps-part-i

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13. Picture Book Extra Features

What's involved in writing a book with extra features, like gatefolds and diecuts?

http://picturebookden.blogspot.com/2016/02/inspiration-for-picture-books-with.html

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14. Picture Book Publishers

This website features detailed descriptions of the types of picture books put out by different publishers.

http://pbpublishers101.blogspot.com/

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15. 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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16. 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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17. 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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18. 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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19. 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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20. 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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21. 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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22. Picture Book Dos and Donts

Author Mem Fox shares twenty things picture book writers should (or shouldn't) be doing.

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

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23. Writing Humorous Picture Books

Here are some techniques to add humor to your picture book text.

https://lje1.wordpress.com/2015/08/27/writing-humorous-picture-books/

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24. Picture Book Dummies

Even if you're not an illustrator, you should make a dummy for all your picture books, and here's how.

http://www.darcypattison.com/picture-books/how-to-mock-up-a-picture-book/

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25. Picture Book Advice

Here are some suggestions for beginning picture book writers.

http://www.laurajoyrennert.com/writers-checklist-picturebooks.php

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