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Finding an Illustrator for Your Children’s Book

You’ve put in the hours of writing, the late nights editing, and successfully transformed your story from an idea into a children’s book. The next step? Finding an illustrator. For most of us writers, it is the writing, not the illustrating, that is our gift. However,...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Self-Publishing

My first book, the Extraordinarily Ordinary Life of Prince: Which Fork’s First, was self-published. During the many hours of writing, finding an illustrator, teaching myself formatting, printing, and marketing, I learned firsthand the many advantages and disadvantages...

Finding Inspiration for a Children’s Book

Writing a children’s book takes many things: hours of effort, intense perseverance, stellar writing skills, and, most importantly, inspiration. Too often, inspiration is overlooked; usually buried under many rough drafts or lost in the late nights and red ink. Despite...