March Madness For Picture Books, Round 2

Well, we've made it through round one of the March Picture Book Madness competition. Tons of fun so far and SO difficult to choose winners from all of these fantastic books. Without further ado, here are the results of Round…

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March Madness For Picture Books

How about a little March Madness for picture book fans? Yeah, I thought it would be fun too, so welcome to the first-ever 12 x 12 March Picture Book Madness! It is important for writers to read contemporary picture books, so…

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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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Author Illustrator Roxie Munro – 12 X 12 Featured Author June 2015

Our June featured author, Roxie Munro, is doing some of the most exciting work in children's books today. She is an author, illustrator, innovator, and tireless advocate of learning through literacy, no matter what form that learning takes. She is equally…

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Jill Corcoran & Rena Rossner – 12 X 12 Featured Agents May 2015

Little GOLDen Book members of 12 x 12 will be able to choose one of two agents to submit their manuscript to each month. Jill Corcoran of Jill Corcoran Literary will be accepting picture book submissions from 12 x 12 Gold members…

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John Rocco – 12 X 12 Featured Author April 2015

This must be some kind of record because this post published before I was even finished with it! I guess that's sign enough that the lateness had gotten out of hand. HOWEVER, I am "jumping-up-and-down" thrilled to announce that Caldecott…

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Liza Fleissig, Ginger Harris & John Cusick – Featured Agents February 2015

Little GOLDen Book members of 12 x 12 will be able to choose one of two agents to submit their manuscript to each month. We are kicking off 2015 with PHENOMS in the agenting world. In fact, I met Liza,…

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12 X 12 Registration Is Now OPEN!

It's the moment I know I've been waiting for, and I hope you have too! 12 x 12 in 2015 is now OPEN for registration! If you write picture books, please come and join the friendliest writing community on earth.…

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In 2014, the 12 x 12 Picture Book Writing Challenge* community generously donated funds to provide four scholarships in two categories -- Diversity and Financial Need -- for pre-published picture book authors. The purpose behind these scholarships is to cultivate…

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TARA LAZAR – January, 2015 Featured Author

It's officially 12 x 12 in 2015!! The start of a brand new, shiny year full of blank sheets of paper (and computer screens) for us to fill with our luscious words as we write picture book drafts. Here to…

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