The winning way to write rhyming books that sell.
If you grew up reading rhyming Dr. Seuss books you might have realized by now it's harder to write in rhyme than Dr. Seuss made it look. But there is another way.
With more than 70 industry awards for her writing--many for her rhyming board books and picture books--Michelle is the perfect teacher to show you:
Discover the secret to create of eye-catching and heart-warming picture-book illustrations.
Dive into a unique course that synthesizes art and science to unveil the secret of triggering narrative emotion in your readers. Loved by both established professionals and developing illustrators, this course is for anyone at any stage of their careers, and can be applied to any illustration style.
Enjoy a host of downloadable PDFs including a comprehensive glossary to talk like a professional, a cheat-sheet to get you from blank page to fleshed out illustration-rough, and picture-book templates including cover template, internals templates, and double-spread template, complete with instructions.
In this course you will:
Learn the power of emotion through illustration with Margrete Lamond's "(Re)thinking Like an Illustrator: an Introduction".
Learn how easy it is to share what you know with kid's nonfiction.
If you want to share your knowledge or wisdom with children, then this 50-minute on-demand video class is exactly what you need to turn what you care about into book kids will enjoy.
Get ready to learn how to:
Make learning entertaining with Annette Whipple's "An Introduction to Informational Writing for Kids: Facts Are Fun".
Discover how to format your book like an industry pro.
Book design has advanced and with the aid of new software, print-on-demand, and eBooks, accessibility for authors of all levels to publish has gotten easier. Now you can publish like a traditional publisher with step-by-step formatting guides, layout recommendations, storyboarding for picture books, how genre and audience affect a book's format, and much more.
Boost your book's visual impact with:
Create a gorgeous book with Valerie Willis's "Writer's Bane: Formatting 101 Picture Book to YA (Infostack Exclusive)"
Get to grips with the basics of the craft and business of picture books.
Enjoy this two-hour mini-class taught by the teacher and award-winning author, Shannon Anderson, to get you started on your path toward publication!
Begin your journey today to picture book publication with Shannon Anderson's "Picture Book Maker Mini-Class".
Learn how to illustrate beautiful and engaging children's books, no matter your skill level.
Join artist & illustrator Ryan McCabe as he shows you how to illustrate a children's book in this practical, step-by-step course. If you aren't an expert artist, that's OK! It's for anyone curious about children's book art and who wants to bring joy to others through visual storytelling.
In this friendly, down-to-earth course, you'll watch as Ryan:
Gain the confidence to illustrate your children's book with Ryan McCabe's "Children's Book Illustration with Ryan McCabe".
Go from draft to done with expert digital publishers 1000 Storybooks.
1000 Storybooks removes all the common barriers to publishing children’s picture books by doing everything for you except write the first draft of the story. All you have to do is write a decent, 14-page story that is roughly 1,000 words in length.
You'll get back a perfectly edited, dynamic children's picture book in eBook, paperback, and hardcover on par with the industry's best and ready to compete in the children's book market.
Once you’ve got a manuscript ready, we will provide:
Bring your picture book to life with ease with Matt Stone's "1000 Storybooks Complete Children's Book Publishing Package".
Learn to paint watercolor illustrations with an award-winning illustrator.
Get ready to start creating your own children's book illustrations with artist and illustrator Mark Mitchell at his monthly live watercolor illustrations workshops. Membership period also includes access to the entire archive of "Deep Dive" and "Guest Group Critiques" replays.
Mark teaches watercolor and children’s book illustration at The Contemporary Art School in Austin, Texas. He has illustrated his own and other authors’ books and for the children’s magazines Cobblestone, Apple Seeds, Faces, Calliope, Pockets, and Cricket. His book "Raising ‘La Belle’: The Story of the La Salle Shipwreck" (Eakin Press) received the Western Writers of America Spur Award for juvenile nonfiction and the U.S. Maritime Literature Award.
Discover the wonder of watercolors with Mark Mitchell's "Marks & Splashes Deep Dives (3 month subscription)".
Gorgeous social media templates to instantly announce and promote your children's book.
Inspire your followers with beautiful posts of your cover reveals, book birthdays, and book giveaways! Customizable Kidlit author designs are perfect to build an Instagram debut from scratch or give your existing feed the boost it needs! Made for busy book marketing authors and writers, you can easily customize colors, fonts, backgrounds to suit your unique style. Use them over and over again to grow your online presence.
Get ready to stress less and write more with Liz Ski Healey's "KidLit Debut Social Media Pack".
Dig into the course that's launched many successful picture book authors.
This step-by-step course simplifies picture book writing and self-editing with doable steps that make it nearly impossible to fail. Whether you are an aspiring or published author, this course will take you step-by-step, from milestone to milestone, to get your picture book manuscript done!
Designed to provide you with all the knowledge, tools, and motivation to create your best picture book, no matter your experience level.
Write your way to success with Karen Ferreira's "Unlock Your Picture Book Course".