12 X 12 August 2015 Check-In!

My August check-in is short and not-as-sweet. I revised a draft early in the month but despite best intentions, did not write a new draft. As we start moving into the final months of the year (yikes!), I am going…

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Rick Richter & Sara Sciuto – 12 X 12 Featured Agents September 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. Rick Richter of Zachary Schuster Harmsworth will be accepting picture book submissions from 12 x 12 Gold…

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Tuesday 12 X 12 – Katie Furze

When we start on this journey it's easy to believe, because we love writing and we love picture books, that writing picture books will be easy. I KNOW all of us picture book authors have been in the spot where we realized…

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Tuesday 12 X 12 – Liz LeSavoy

I am SO HAPPY that today's Tuesday 12 x 12 member, Liz LeSavoy, looks at and measures 12  x 12 from a business perspective. As I've said many, many times, your writing career IS your business. Changing that language in your…

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Tuesday 12 X 12 – Maria Marshall

Writers like Maria are the reason I created 12 x 12. Creating a group where we can come together, encourage each other, learn from each other and inspire each other is what 12 x 12 is all about. Maria is…

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12 X 12 July Check-In Winner!

It's time to giveaway our July prize! This month's winner will get a picture book critique from Susan Eaddy! And the winner is... KAT WILLIAMS! Congrats! Please contact Kelli at kelli (at) JulieHedlund (dot) com to claim your prize. Finish summer up…

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Penny Parker Klostermann – Featured Author August 2015

If you've been watching any of the Kidlit Forums lately, you've probably seen our August Featured Author, Penny Parker Klostermann, blogging about the craft of writing and the business of selling a picture book as part of the celebration of…

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