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Ideas for Virtual Book Tour

By Lauren Hackett | September 21, 2021

You lean back into the comforting embrace of your desk chair and let out a triumphant sigh. Before you sits a tower of neatly stacked pages that, together, comprise the product of all of your time, tears and creative energy from the past year and a hal …

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Learn How To Publish A Children’s Book That Will Sell

By Maria Dismondy | September 13, 2021

You found this blog post because you want to publish a picture book. I was in the same boat as you over a decade ago and since then, things have changed drastically. I will save you some time in telling you that everything you need to know is available …

Dear Diversity. Are publishers now employing some kind of quota, meaning my stories are judged not by the content of their character(s) but the color of my, and my protagonist’s, skin? #Diversity #DearDiversity #WriteABook #WritingABook #ChildrensBook

Dear Diversity

By Adam Blackman | August 31, 2021

In a packed hotel ballroom, the keynote speaker of the world’s biggest conference of children’s writers and illustrators asked the audience to write a letter to diversity. As a thousand notebooks opened …

Five Diverse Children's Publishing Companies. Publishers out in the world trying to be inclusive of everyone. #PictureBooks #ChildrensBooks #Diversity #Publisher

Five Diverse Children’s Publishing Companies

By Catherine Noonan | August 16, 2021

Cardinal Rule Press strives to publish and promote diverse children’s picture books, and to make sure all voices are heard. To ensure that every child can see themselves in the book they read. Although more publishing companies are looking at adding mo …

How To Make "Comp Titles" Work For You. Things you should keep in mind when selecting what books to compare your manuscript to. #CompTitles #WriteABook #WritingABook #WritingTips

How To Make “Comp Titles” Work For You

By Eva Scalzo | June 28, 2021

Aspiring authors often want to know why publishing is so obsessed with “comp titles.” In order to explain why, let’s clear up what they are. Comp is shorthand for comparable, and when used correctly, comp titles should help authors clearly place their …

Bookwalks. Are you looking forward to being outside, exercising, and reading a good book? Here’s a great way to combine all three of these activities as you Walk and Read. #BookReading #PictureBook #WriteABook #WalkandRead

Bookwalks

By Claire Noland | June 21, 2021

Summertime! –Are you looking forward to being outside, exercising, and reading a good book? Here’s a great way to combine all three of these activities as you Walk and Read. The idea is simple. A children’s book is mounted on boards and displayed page- …

Tackling Writer's Block. Five things that can help you back on your creative path. #WritersBlock #Writing #WriteABook

Tackling Writer’s Block

By Jessica Reino | May 24, 2021

Hello writers! I hope you have been staying safe and well. It’s a pleasure to be on the blog and for today’s post, I’m going to be talking about how to tackle writer’s block. Writer’s block can be part of the process, but after the last few years, you …

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