16 Children's Book Publishers Now Accepting Submissions!

Timing is everything. Finding a publisher who publishes the kind of stories you’re looking to sell and catching them during their window of acceptance can be a mixture of research, persistence and chance. 

To help you identify a publisher that’s fitting for the story you’re looking to sell and submit to them in a way that gives your picture book script a winning chance - we’ll do a checklist of 5 quick things.

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How Much Will Your Children's Book Illustrator Cost?

As a storyteller hired by public figures and big businesses, I identify with the artist’s plight because…I am the artist’s plight. But, as a creator who needs to partner with and hire other creatives, I very much understand that resources for any given project are not limitless.

When it comes to identifying & onboarding the right illustrator to help transform your children’s book story into a professional-grade product there are four simple things you can do to demystify the vague and sometimes scary question of “Urrmm…how much is this going to cost me?”

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The #1 Rule of Writing

Presenting any narrative theme without considering how enjoyable the journey is, at every turn, for our audience is writing for ourselves first, instead of our audience.

Consistent engagement is an easily overlooked ingredient of irresistible writing. Sometimes, the value of what we’re trying to say can seem paramount to what could be seen as cheap thrills and sensationalism.

Guaranteeing your content is as electric as possible isn’t to cheapen a heartfelt tale with meaningless moments of action and base drama.

The brow-beating work of creating story is in blending substance AND entertainment. In its best iteration, storytelling is a service.

Not emptily “people pleasing” but engineering experiences that feel engaging end-to-end, value-added and leave our audiences with meaningful, lasting impressions.

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