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 picture book drafts in 2018. 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.

Registration for 2018 opens January 9, 2018.

Click here to receive the information on registration for 2018.

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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, multi-published 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.

  • Receive advice from published authors, literary agents & editors
  • Motivation and accountability
  • Worldwide Membership
  • Encourage & 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, multi-published picture book author
  • 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

12 x 12 Featured Agents in 2018*

  • Jennie Dunham – Dunham Literary
  • Ginger Harris – Liza Royce
  • Rachel Orr – Prospect Agency
  • Jill Corcroan – Jill Corcoran Literary Agency
  • Alexandra Penfold — Upstart Crow Literary
  • Danielle Smith, Lupine Grove Creative
  • Jenna Pocius, Red Fox Literary
  • Maria Vicente, P.S. Literary
  • Jordan Hamessley, New Leaf Literary
  • Mary Cumming, Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises
  • Sean McCarthy, Sean McCarthy Lit
  • Hannah Mann, Writer’s House
  • Adriana Dominguez, Full Circle Literary
  • Alyssa Eisner Henken, Trident Media Group
  • Adria Goetz, Martin Literary Management
  • Jessica Sinsheimer, Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency
  • Amy Stern, Sheldon Fogelman Agency
  • and more! (List to be updated as agents confirm)

*List in progress. Check back for updates