PENGUINAUT! Cover Reveal With Marcie Colleen!

We've never done a cover reveal on 12 x 12 before, but this cover is especially special.  Why? Because waaaaay back in 2012, the very first year 12 x 12 was in existence, a woman with the biggest, baddest, best…

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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: 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 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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I like to think of 12 x 12 as the greatest writing community on earth. We share resources, support, and encouragement with each other, and the willingness to “give back” is one of the traits I appreciate most about this…

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