Thursday, January 14
5:00 PM Pacific, 8 PM Eastern (0100 GMT)
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Learn the specific "rules" of picture books - and how they're different from other children's books.
Discover the "secret sauce" of memorable picture book characters.
Actually create - step-by-step - a picture book protagonist of your own to build your manuscript around!
Laura Backes is celebrating her 30th year as publisher of Children's Book Insider, the Children's Writing Monthly. She is a writing educator, editor and author. Laura is the co-founder of Picture Book Summit, the world's largest online picture book writing event, technical editor of Writing Children's Books for Dummies and the creator of Picture Book Blueprint, a revolutionary approach to crafting a picture book.
As an editor, Laura has critiqued thousands of picture book manuscripts. She is also the author of Best Books for Kids Who (Think They) Hate to Read (Random House).