12 X 12 February 2017 Check-in!

Well, my February was a HECK of a lot better than my January in terms of writing! If only I could take a 3-day writing retreat with friends up in the mountains EVERY month. I wrote my first new draft…

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March Madness For Picture Books

How about a little March Madness for picture book fans? Yeah, I thought it would be fun too, so welcome to the first-ever 12 x 12 March Picture Book Madness! It is important for writers to read contemporary picture books, so…

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Laura Biagi & Melissa Nasson – 12 X 12 Featured Agents March 2017

Little GOLDen Book members of 12 x 12 will be able to choose one of two agents to submit their manuscript to each month. Laura Biagi of Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency will be accepting picture book submissions from 12 x…

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12 X 12 January 2017 Check-in Winner!

It's time to announce the winner of our first check-in of the year. Our January Featured Author Cheryl Keely is generously giving our winner a picture book critique. And the lucky winner is ... CAROLYN LEILOGLOU! Congrats! Please contact Kelli at kelli…

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12 X 12 February 2017 Featured Author – Andrea J. Loney

Pet Pictures, Serena Williams, Mug Cake, and Other Ways to Manage Rejection So grateful to Julie Hedlund (with a super assist from Kelli Panique) for inviting me to post about an ever-present feature of the picture book writing process: Rejection.…

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