Picture Book Summit 2015 & 2016 Bundle
World Class Workshops & Speakers from our 2015 & 2016 Events
This bundle includes all the workshops and keynote speakers from our 2015 and 2016 events, including
Jane Yolen - How to be a Prolific Picture Book Author
Paul O. Zelinsky - Inside the Mind of an Author-Illustrator
Matt de la Peña - Finding the Music in Your Storytelling Voice
Peter Brown - Picture Books for Breakfast
Andrea Davis Pinkney - Nonfiction with a Twist
Mac Barnett - Let Us Make Picture Books
Julie Hedlund - The Verse Curse & Publishing in the 21st Century
Katie Davis - The Positive Power of Procrastination & How to Get Your First 1,000 Readers
Laura Backes - Creating Memorable Picture Book Characters & How to Write a 500 Word Picture Book
Emma Walton Hamilton - Submission Savvy & How to Know If Your Manuscript is Truly Submission Ready
Grab this bundle and get lifetime access these classes for a fraction of the cost of purchasing them individually! With lifetime access, you can come back to the material at any time for help on any manuscript you may be working on.
This is a must-have resource to add to your library whether you are just starting your picture book writing journey or if you've been around the publishing block. You'll never look at your manuscripts the same way again.
Emma Walton Hamilton is a best-selling author, award-winning editor, stage and television producer, and writing coach. With her mother, actress/author Julie Andrews, Emma has co-authored over thirty children’s books, nine of which have been on the NY Times Bestseller list, including The Very Fairy Princess series. She teaches Children’s Literature for Stony Brook University’s Creative Writing MFA and is the co-host of the Julie’s Library Podcast. Emma’s first poetry collection, Door to Door, was published in the Fall 2022, along with a new picture book co-authored with her mother, The First Notes: The Story of Do Re Mi. Their next picture book The Enchanted Symphony debuts in September 2023.
Laura Backes is publisher of Children’s Book Insider, The Children’s Writing Monthly, and co-owner of Writing Blueprints (along with husband Jon Bard). Laura has edited and critiqued thousands of picture book manuscripts. Her credits include Best Books for Kids Who (Think They) Hate to Read (Random House); articles for Writer’s Digest, The Writer and Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market; and technical editor of Writing Children’s Books for Dummies.
Julie Hedlund is an award-winning picture book author and founder of the 12 x 12 Picture Book Writing Challenge. Since 2012, 12 x 12 has encouraged thousands of picture book writers to get their stories out of their heads and onto the page. Julie is a frequent speaker at writing retreats and conferences. Her picture book credits include Over, Bear! Under Where?, My Love For You is the Sun, and A Troop is a Group of Monkeys. Her next book, Song After Song: The Musical Life of Julie Andrews debuts in 2023.
Katie Davis is an award-winning writer/illustrator whose published work includes kidlit genres from picture books to middle grade to young adult. Her first picture book, Who Hops? turns 24 this year, and Kindergarten Rocks! has been a perennial favorite since 2005. Katie critiques manuscripts twice a month through her Writers’ Block membership and is the former Director of the Institute of Children’s Literature and Institute for Writers. Her books have sold over a million copies and her two guides for writers, How To Promote Your Children’s Book and How to Write a Children’s Book, both debuted at #1 on Amazon.
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Original Price: $1,166
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