12 X 12 July 2015 Check-In!

I DID IT! I wrote a new draft in July. At 2:30 this morning, in fact. While suffering from insomnia, I was seized with inspiration for how to approach a PB I've had on my idea list for a long…

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Tuesday 12 X 12 – Heidi Yates

Today's Tuesday 12 x 12 post comes to us from Heidi Yates. As writers, staying motivated, especially during the 'down' times, is key. We always need to stay connected to inspiration, and Heidi gives us practical tools to do just…

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Erzsi Deak & Laura Biagi – 12 X 12 Featured Agents August 2015

Little GOLDen Book members of 12 x 12 will be able to choose one of two agents to submit their manuscript to each month. Erzsi Deak of Hen&Ink Literary Studio will be accepting picture book submissions from 12 x 12 Gold…

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Tuesday 12 X 12 – Kristi Veitenheimer

In today's Tuesday 12 x 12, Kristi Veitenheimer gives us some wonderful resources for getting started on the journey of writing picture books--and staying the course. I am honored that 12 x 12 has been part of the path. Congrats…

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Tuesday 12 X 12 – Meghan Daniels

I admire anyone who lives a deliberate life instead of the one handed to them or the one others expect them to live. I recognize a lot of myself in Meghan Daniel's journey, and I love that she refers to 12…

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Tuesday 12 X 12 – Jarmila Del Boccio

What can I say about Jarmila del Boccio? Jarm was an inaugural 12 x 12 member and I am humbled to read how 12 x 12 has helped her grow and develop as a writer. Jarm perfectly summarizes the many…

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12 X 12 June 2015 Winner!

It's time to giveaway our wonderful June prize! This month's winner will get a free consultation with me! And the winner is... IRENE RAWLINGS! Congrats! Please contact Kelli at kelli (at) JulieHedlund (dot) com to claim your prize. Soak up that…

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Susan Eaddy – 12 X 12 Featured Author July 2015

This month, I have the special treat of bringing you Susan Eaddy, a featured author who is both a dear friend AND the illustrator of one of my own books! So forgive the lengthier-than-usual introduction. I first met Susan at…

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