12 X 12 Featured Author December 2017 – Marcie Colleen

Wow! Is it December already? Where does the time go? It certainly has been an honor to be your Friday Dance Captain these past weeks and now I get the added honor of being the Featured Author this month. I…

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12 X 12 June 2017 Featured Author – Tim McCanna

Hey 12 x 12ers! Tim here. I started writing picture books way back in 2009. I flailed around for 3 years, studying the industry and practicing my craft. By the time I joined 12 x 12 in January of 2012,…

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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 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 Success Story: Vivian Kirkfield

To continue our series on 12 x 12 Picture Book Writing Challenge Success Stories, today we're shining the spotlight on Vivian Kirkfield. Just last week, Publisher's Weekly announced her very first book deal - SWEET DREAMS SARAH - to be…

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Today is the day many of you have been waiting for. EVERYONE who is interested in joining the 12 x 12 Picture Book Writing Challenge is now invited to come on in! To celebrate this first day of general registration…

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12 X 12 November Featured Author Pat Zietlow Miller

There could never be a BAD time to host the amazing author, Pat Zietlow Miller, on 12 x 12, but November seemed especially great. We own all of her books, and I am SO in love with SHARING THE BREAD.…

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12 X 12 October Featured Author – Samantha Berger

I'll admit, I've been a fan from afar of Samantha Berger's for quite some time. Mostly just of the "let me stalk her on Facebook" kind, but recently I decided to do something about it -- invite her to be…

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Tammi  Sauer – 12 X 12 Featured Author September

She's a singing chicken! She's a monster! She's a cave kid! She's an alien!  No, those are characters from among her many outstanding picture books (MR. DUCK MEANS BUSINESS is a favorite at our house). In truth, she is really a…

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