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1. Storyboarding Your Picture Book

There are several methods to choose from in creating a storyboard for your picture book.


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2. Picture Books Publishers Don't Want

There are several types of picture books that, for the most part, will not interest editors.


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3. Rhyming Stories

Tips for writing a rollicking book that rhymes.


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4. Comedy in Picture Books

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


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5. Types of Nonfiction Picture Books

There are many ways to structure and write a nonfiction picture book.


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6. Writing a Better Picture Book

With so few words in a picture book, it's important to make sure each one of them serves your story.


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7. Picture Book Literary Agents

Read what excites agents who represent picture book authors.


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8. Publishing a Picture Book

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


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9. Picture Book Extra Features

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


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10. Picture Book Publishers

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


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11. The Picture Book Process

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


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12. 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.


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13. Picture Book or Short Story

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


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14. Picture Book Publishers

There are many publishers who acquire picture book manuscripts.


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15. Picture Book Secrets

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


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16. 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.


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17. Picture Book Characters

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


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18. Picture Book Dos and Donts

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


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19. Writing Humorous Picture Books

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


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20. Picture Book Dummies

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


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21. Picture Book Advice

Here are some suggestions for beginning picture book writers.


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22. Picture Book Revision

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


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23. Picture Book Agents

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


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24. Rhyming Picture Books

How not to write a picture book in rhyme.


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25. 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.


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