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1. 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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2. 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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3. Picture Book Advice

Here are some suggestions for beginning picture book writers.

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

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4. 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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5. 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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6. 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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7. 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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8. 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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9. 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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10. 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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11. 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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12. 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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13. 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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14. 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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15. 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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16. 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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17. 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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18. 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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19. 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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20. 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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21. 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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22. 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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23. 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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24. 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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25. 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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