Sunday, February 13, 2011
Misconceptions About Picture Book Writing
Why does everyone think it's easy to write a picture book?
Picture Book Manuscripts: Why Most Fail to Sell
Misconception #2: My kids, neighbors, mom, and cats LOVE my picture book, so it must be good.
Dude, not so fast. Have you seen those people on American Idol who don't make it to Hollywood? Cringe-worthy stuff. I'll bet their mamas said they were good, too.
Unrealistic Expectations? Unrealistic Expectations, Party of Four?
Misconception #3: If I write a picture book, I have to find my own illustrator.
Picture Book Manuscripts and Illustrations
Guide to Literary Agents