12 X 12 February 2016 Check-in!

Helloooo everybody! This is an exciting time because it's not only check-in day, it's also the last day of registration for the 2016 challenge. That means as of tomorrow, our community will be complete and we'll get onto the business…

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12 X 12 Success Story: Shauna Reynolds

Today's 12 x 12 Success Story, Shauna Reynolds, is particularly exciting because Shauna was one of the 12 x 12 Scholarship recipients in 2015, our inaugural scholarship year! Shauna went into 12 x 12 with some interest from an agent,…

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12 X 12 Success Story: Andrea Loney

You are in for a treat with Andrea J. Loney's 12 x 12 success story. Not only does her energy and enthusiasm ooze out of the video, but she also touches on every aspect of 12 x 12 - motivation,…

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12 X 12 Webinar Series For 2016

It's an embarrassment of riches! Look at the amazing lineup of speakers scheduled for the 12 x 12 monthly webinars this year. We've already had two outstanding sessions (Author Tara Lazar and Deborah Warren/Erin Dealey of East-West Literary). Both were…

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Susan Hawk & Eve Porinchak – 12 X 12 Featured Agents March 2016

Little GOLDen Book members of 12 x 12 will be able to choose one of two agents to submit their manuscript to each month. Susan Hawk of The Bent Agency will be accepting picture book submissions from 12 x 12 Gold members…

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12 X 12 Success Story: Miranda Paul

Many of you know Miranda Paul already, as she is one of the most generous members of our community. She's an inaugural member of 12 x 12, has been a Featured Author and a Critique Ninja, will be a webinar…

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12 X 12 Success Story: Melanie Florence-Hanna

Today I'm proud to share another 12 x 12 Success Story from an author who also happens to be our February Featured Author, Melanie Florence-Hanna. Melanie exemplifies the importance of taking a stand to tell important stories to children, even if…

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12 X 12 January 2016 Check-in Winner!

It's time to give away our January prize! This month's winner will win an autographed copy of WOLFIE THE BUNNY and a picture book critique from our Featured Author Ame Dyckman! Plus, if you're local to central New Jersey, she's even…

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12 X 12 February 2016 Featured Author Melanie Florence

When I interviewed our February 2016 Featured Author Melanie Florence for her 12 x 12 Success Story, I was so inspired by her passion for writing picture books on difficult, but important, topics. Melanie proves that writing stories from the heart in…

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