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Writing the Picture Book

on July 19, 2011

Mary Kole, agent at Andrea Brown Literary Agency, is hosting a “Writing the Picture Book Webinar” on July 28, 2011. The cost is $89 and includes a critique from Mary Kole of one picture book up to 1000 words.  The 90-minute session will be available for a year, so no worries if you can’t see it on July 28th.

You’ll Learn:

  • The essential elements of books written for young child readers
  • How your kid reader thinks about picture books and what they want
  • What agents and editors look for in terms of pitch, writing, and book premise
  • The specific guidelines of this market
  • Examples of great picture books from today’s shelves
  • How to handle illustrations and how to format your submission
  • How to make your hook absolutely irresistible
  • What separates an aspiring writer from a contracted author in this field

Click here to find out more and sign up


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