For less than the cost of a single conference, become a member of 12 x 12 and get the motivation and accountability you need to write more picture book drafts each year. Learn from industry experts, receive advice on the craft of writing picture books from published authors, literary agents, and editors, and enjoy the fellowship of community — without having to travel.

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With members spanning the globe,
12 x 12 is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Once you join, you will be encouraged and supported by the friendliest writing community on earth as you attempt to write one picture book draft a month, AND to revise one manuscript as an additional goal. Little GOLDen Book members* will have the additional opportunity to submit one polished picture book manuscript to an agent each month February – November.

Each month we feature a guest post from a talented picture book author. These authors generously give away fabulous prizes to will help you with your craft.

You’ll get access to members-only 12 x 12 Facebook group, which serves as a support network, a question and answer pool, and a place to share resources. PLUS, 12 x 12 includes a robust online Membership Forum where members can receive feedback on their work and find critique partners. And that’s only the beginning.

  • Monthly webinars with industry insiders including agents, editors, authors, and illustrators
  • Motivation and accountability
  • Worldwide Membership
  • Encouragement & support from the friendliest writing community
  • Little GOLDen Book members* will have an additional opportunity to submit one polished picture book manuscript to an agent each month February – November
  • Monthly guest post  & fabulous prizes from a talented picture book authors
  • Members-only 12 x 12 Facebook group, which serves as a support network, a question and answer pool, and a place to share resource
  • Robust Membership Forum
  • Opportunities to connect with critique groups
  • Critiques from published authors

12 x 12 Featured Agents in 2019

  • Jennie Dunham – Dunham Literary
  • Ginger Harris – Liza Royce
  • Rachel Orr – Prospect Agency
  • Maria Vicente – P.S. Literary
  • Natascha Morris – BookEnds Literary
  • Alexandra Weiss – Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency
  • Minju Chang, Bookstop Literary Agency
  • Rick Margolis, Rising Bear Literary Agency
  • Mary Cumming – Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises
  • Alyssa Eisner Henken, – Trident Media Group
  • Adria Goetz – Martin Literary Management
  • Sean McCarthy –  Sean McCarthy Literary Agency
  • Laurel Symonds – The Bent Agency
  • Natalie Lakosil – Bradford Literary
  • Tanusri Prasanna, Foundry Media
  • Brent Taylor, Triada US Literary Agency
  • Jennifer Weltz, Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency (JVNLA)

*List in progress. Check back for updates