On Your Way Raffle

We've had a great time celebrating successes this month. And, there's more to come, but we all know success begins with a whole lotta work! Today, 12 x 12 member Darshana Khiani is sponsoring a giveaway to celebrate all of…

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12 X 12 Summer Celebration #2 – Book Releases

Welcome back to our 12 x 12 Summer Celebration! We are continuing our launch of our newest 12 x 12 feature—Good News! Every month we will showcase 12 x 12 member book releases, agent signing news, book deals, and award…

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12 X 12 June 2018 Check-In Winner!

Happy 4th of July to our U.S. members! It's time to announce the winner of our June check-in. Special thanks to our June Featured Author Michelle Cusolito! Our lucky winner this month will receive a shrunken Styrofoam cup that went…

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12 X 12 Summer Celebration #1 – Book Releases

Welcome to our 12 x 12 Summer Celebration! We are launching a new 12 x 12 Good News feature. Every month we will showcase 12 x 12 member book releases, agent signing news, book deals, and award winners! To launch…

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12 X 12 July 2018 Featured Author – Jami Gigot

Hello lovely picture book writers and illustrators! What an honor it is to be your guest blogger this month. You’ve done it! You’re over the halfway mark! I hope all of you have had a productive year so far. As…

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12 X 12 June 2018 Check-In!

It's official! We are halfway through 12 x 12 in 2019. Time to take stock, see where you are and make any adjustments you might want to make as we head into the second half of the year. As for…

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Mary Cummings & Hannah Mann – 12 X 12 Featured Agents July 2018

Little GOLDen Book members of 12 x 12 will be able to choose one of two agents to submit their manuscript to each month. Mary Cummings of Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises will be accepting picture book submissions from 12 x…

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12 X 12 May 2018 Check-In Winner!

It's time to announce the winner of our May check-in. Special thanks to our May Featured Author Casey W. Robinson! Our lucky winner this month will receive an autographed copy of Casey's debut picture book, Iver & Ellsworth! And the…

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12 X 12 June 2018 Featured Author – Michelle Cusolito

Thank you Julie and Kelli for welcoming me to the blog today. I’m a longtime 12 x 12 member who’s been reading these featured author posts for years. I’m honored to be this month’s author. I’m sure many of you…

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12 X 12 May 2018 Check-In!

Ah, May. My favorite month. Springtime. Mother's Day. My birthday. Bookended by the start of summer. I did a LOT of revising this month, and will continue that trend through June. I wrote a new draft in my head at…

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