Jacki Kellum Workshop: Writing & Marketing A Picture Book

Here are a few of the topics that I am already fully prepared to teach to high school, college, and adults: Distinctions between end rhyme and internal rhyme Mix it up–don’t sing your readers to sleep. Surprise your readers with unique word patterns. Don’t be too predictable. Read what my editor Frances Gilbert, who is…

#14DayPBChallenge Day 10 – Let’s Practice Writing Twitter Pitches

Frances Gilbert, Vice President and Editor in Chief at Doubleday for Young Readers, acquired my debut picture book The Donkey’s Song via #PBPitch, which is a Twitter Event for picture book writers who want to pitch their books to agents and editors. I have written several posts about Twitter events, and I’ll share those at…

14-Day Picture Book Challenge Day 2 – Write a PB First Draft in A Stream of Consciousness – What is Writing in a Stream of Conciousness?

Write in Stream of Consciousness to Hush Your Self-Editor Something about writing seems to intimidate and/or frighten many people. Writing in a Stream of Consciousness can help get you past that hurdle of fear of writing. What Is Stream of Consciousness Writing? a person’s thoughts and conscious reactions to events, perceived as a continuous flow….