Tag Archives: revising

Register for the Eight & Under Webinar Series

Eight & Under Webinar Series   Are you a writer for picture books or chapter books for children ages eight and under? Then this webinar series is for you! Many people enjoyed our recent webinar “The Start, The Art, the Hearth … Continue reading

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New Webinar with Critiques Available: Storyboarding for Novelists with Sarah Aronson

New Webinar: Storyboarding for Novelists A new way to look at your story and reimagine your next draft Thursday, September 10, 2020, 7:00 p.m. EST $15 for SCBWI members, $25 for nonmembers   Join Sarah Aronson for an interactive lecture … Continue reading

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The Best, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks The Best Recently, a former high school classmate contacted me and asked if I would be willing to review a story she was submitting for publication. I readily agreed and, soon thereafter, her … Continue reading

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The Truth About Revising, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Dear Readers: During the COVID-19 crisis, I hope you are practicing social distancing, self-isolation, and specific directives from the CDC and other medical professionals. It is certain that “we are all in this … Continue reading

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The Storyboard Renaissance: Whole Manuscript Showcase—Preparing Your Storyboard, Part 4, by Kristen C. Strocchia

Hopefully, storyboarding along with this blog series has led to some helpful revising. I know it has for me. However, in the process, my original one-sticky-note-per-plot-beat has multiplied with extended information and/or notes to myself. And the setting backdrop picture … Continue reading

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Dummying for Smarter Picture Book Manuscripts

by Lindsay Bandy Have you ever tried dummying your picture book manuscript? I’ve found it to be one of my most helpful tools in taking a manuscript from first-draft stage to ready-to-submit stage. It helps me to remember that I’m … Continue reading

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