Posted by: Kathy Temean | August 11, 2016

2016 Picture Book Summit

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The Picture Book Summit is an all Day Online Event for Picture Book Writers. It will Feature Top Children’s Writing Experts, Editors and Agents.

It takes place on Saturday, October 1st from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm Eastern Time (7:30 am – 5:30 pm Pacific).

Cost: $347Today August 11th is the last day to take advantage of a $100 discount.

This year Paul O. Zelinksy, Matt de la Peña, and Jane Yolen will be the featured speakers.

In addition, Children’s author, editor, and educator, Emma Walton Hamilton will lead Submissions Savvy. Emma will demystify the process of research, drafting that all important query letter, and hitting the send button.

Plus, Children’s Book Insider publisher and longtime editor Laura Backes will teach Creating Memorable Picture Book Characters. Laura will show how to craft characters with spirit, personality, and aspirations that young children will identify with and find immensely entertaining.

Also, picture book author and 12 X 12 Picture Book Challenge founder Julie Hedlund will present Verse Curse. Julie will reveal the top crimes of rhyme and how to avoid habits that make your verse worse. Plus “must-have” tips and resources on rhyming.

And Katie Davis, picture book author/illustrator will lead The Positive Power of Procrastination. Katie will teach five keys to getting your picture book written, the difference between active and passive procrastination, and how you can benefit from knowing your “why.”

Picture Book Summit attendees will also enjoy exclusive agent and editor interviews and learn about breaking opportunities in the picture book field.

Question and answer opportunities will take place throughout the day and will be accessible from any computer, tablet or smart device. A full recording will be available to attendees after the event.

For full details, including instant registration, click here.

Talk tomorrow,

Kathy


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