This week, you’ll get some great revision tips from Lynne Marie, who is the author of five picture books including Hedgehog Goes to Kindergarten (Scholastic), The Star of the Christmas Play (Beaming Books), and Moldilocks and the 3 Scares (Beaming Books), and the owner of Lynne Marie will help you answer the immortal question “Is my manuscript ready to submit to publishers?”
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    Linda Whalen
    2 years ago

    Wow! So interesting and helpful. This has been time well spent and better than some of the workshops I’ve been to at conferences. Thank you CBI and Lynne Marie 🙂