OUR TIPS ON HOW TO WRITE CHILDREN'S BOOKS
OUR TIPS ON HOW TO ILLUSTRATE CHILDREN'S BOOKS
off the board and into a book!
How to Use This Website
Six times each year, we'll add a new installment to our "How to Write" or "How to Illustrate" sections (or, if we get really ambitious, we'll add to both). Just scroll down until you come to the section you want.
Why are we doing this? After years of teaching our class "Writing and Illustrating Children's Books" at
We want you to have the best chance you can to become a successful author. We also want you to share the morsels of wisdom on our site with your writer and illustrator friends.
What's in it for us? We hope that as your manuscript progresses, you'll avail yourself of our services.
COMING SOON: E-CHAPTERS!!! We also plan to turn the contents of this site into spiffy e-chapters with more tidbits and a few examples and exercises. We hope you will purchase what you need—at incredibly reasonable prices—as these chapters unfold. In the meantime, happy writing!