Picture Book Resources

Updated: May 16, 2020


There are a number of resources available for new picture book writers online. I am happy to share the links of those I found most helpful to me.


 

1. Lisa Michaels - Skillshare classes,

Lisa is a professional illustrator and author of children’s literature. Her classes on skillshare were my first formal education on writing picture books. Lisa does an amazing job of laying the foundation.


https://www.skillshare.com/profile/Lisa-Michaels/4511946



 

2. Josh Funk

Josh Funk is a software engineer and the author of books like the Lady Pancake & Sir French Toastseries, the ​It's Not a Fairy Taleseries, the How to Code with Pearl and Pascalseries, the A Story of Patience & Fortitude series, Dear Dragon, Pirasaurs!, Albie Newton, and more.

https://www.joshfunkbooks.com/resources-for-writers

 

3. Jackie Hosking

Jackie writes rhyming poems for children. She is offers an editing service which is a great resource if you need an expert set of eyes on your rhyming picture book.

https://jackiehoskingblog.wordpress.com/jackies-editing-service/


 

4. Renée M. LaTulippe

Renée is an expert in rhyme and meter. She provides weekly free lessons and Peek&Critique sessions for children's writers on her YouTube channel, and blogs on children’s poetry at NoWaterRiver.com.

https://www.reneelatulippe.com/

 

5. Lynne- Marie (Picture Book Mechanic)

Lynnne offers critique and/or mentoring services to picture book writers. She critiques hundreds of picture book manuscripts each year with the goal of helping writers become published.

http://literallylynnemarie.blogspot.com/2019/08/82019-updated-picture-book-mechanic.html

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