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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

 

 


Courses

 

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