How to Write a Picture Book

Myrna Foster shares the step-by-step process for writing picture books that she’s learned by taking Storyteller Academy classes.

Instructor Photo: Kathryn Otoshi

Instructor Stories: Kathryn Otoshi

Myrna Foster introduces Kathryn Otoshi as the Storytelling and Symbolism intensive instructor. This post includes a book giveaway.

Two Editors Talk Back Matter

Myrna Foster talks about nonfiction picture books and shares a highlight from Submission Ready of Melissa Manlove and Ariel Richardson giving advice on when to include back matter in a submission.

Student Success Stories: Abi Cushman

Myrna Foster interviews Storyteller Academy student Abi Cushman about how she got an agent and signed a two-book deal with Viking. This post includes a giveaway of an 8×10″ signed giclee print using archival inks on a cotton rag paper featuring a scene from SOAKED!

Student Success Stories: Marla Lesage

Myrna Foster interviews Storyteller Academy student Marla Lesage about her unique path to getting her first picture book contract. This post includes a giveaway of Marla’s debut picture book.

Picture Book Revision Tips From Two Editors

Myrna Foster shares picture book revision tips, especially on reducing your word count, from Ariel Richardson and Melissa Manlove, two editors at Chronicle Books.

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