Monday, June 29, 2015

Sounded Like A Good Idea At The Time

I need to cut words from my picture book. I don't mean a few words here and there. I mean like a quarter of the book.

Here is what this makes me feel like:

Sunday, June 21, 2015


I am thrilled (and a little nervous) to be attending a five week online course, The Craft & Business of Writing Children's Picture Books from The Children's Book Academy starting next Monday, June 29th.

Dr. Mira Reisberg and the team were gracious enough to give me a scholarship, without which I would never have been able to attend. The course has gotten great reviews from past students, so I am really looking forward to soaking up all it has to offer.

I especially hope to get some help revising the manuscript I submitted to Lee & Low Books' New Voices Award as per editorial comments. I've been feeling stuck with how to proceed, so it will be great to get some feedback on my attempts.

Here's to learning!

...and add a whole bunch more words but keep your word count low."

I really do want one of these.

I promise not to do this. Kind of.