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Resources for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators


Comprehensive Information


KidLit 411


Society for Children's Book Writers & Illustrators


Writing, Illustrating, and Publishing Children's Books: The Purple Crayon, Harold Underdown





Children's Book Academy


Highlights Foundation


Storyteller Academy


The Writing Barn



Books on the Craft of Writing


The Business of Writing for Children: An Award-Winning Author's Tips on How to Write, Sell, and Promote your Children's Books,  Alan Shepard


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books, Harold Underdown


Writing Irresistible Kidlit - Mary Kole


How to Write a Children's Book and Get It Published, Barbara Seuling




Twitter Pitch Contests


#APIpit - Pitch event for authors & illustrators who identify as Asian/Pacific Islanders 


#DVPit - Pitch event for self-identifying, historically marginalized authors & illustrators


#LatinxPitch — Pitch event for kidlit Latinx authors


#PitBLK - Pitch event for Black creators


#PitchDis - Pitch event for disabled authors


#PBPitch - Pitch event exclusively for picture book creators