Picture Book Dummies

Instructor Stories: Ben Clanton

Myrna Foster introduces the award-winning Ben Clanton. Ben taught our new “Creating Characters” mini-class. There is a book giveaway included.

Student Success Stories: Amanda Malek-Ahmadi

Myrna Foster interviews Storyteller Academy student Amanda Malek-Ahmadi about her picture book. This post includes a giveaway of Amanda’s debut book, 10 BALLET DANCERS.

Instructor Stories: Laurie Keller

Myrna Foster introduces the award-winning Laurie Keller. Laurie taught our new Writing Humor mini-class and could be mentoring a critique group this term. There is a book giveaway included.

Student Success Stories: Julianne Winter

Myrna Foster interviews Storyteller Academy student Julianne Winter about her illustrated illustrated chapter book. This post includes a giveaway of Julianne’s debut as an author/illustrator, TALES OF WHIMSY: BOOK ONE: WISHWEAVER.

How to Finish Your Creative Projects

Rejection isn’t fun. Myrna Foster shares five ways that readers can protect their mental health and turn rejection into a learning experience that leads to success.

Instructor Stories: Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Myrna Foster introduces Storyteller Academy Vanessa Brantley-Newton, the award-winning illustrator of nearly 100 children’s books. Vanessa teaches Character Design and mentors a critique group. There is a book giveaway included.

Advice on How to Query Agents From Agents

Agents of Storyteller Academy students give advice on how to query agents with your picture book. Myrna Foster is giving away a copy of LaRonda Gardner Middlemiss’s debut picture book, I LOVE ME!

Advice on How to Query Agents From Students

Storyteller Academy students give advice on how to query agents with your picture book. Giveaway of two students’ picture books included.

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