Writing Tips

The following discussion threads on Verla Kay’s Children Book Message Board are about quitting or continuing. There’s always a temptation to quit. How can it be overcome? Should it? Click below to view the discussion. There’s no better way to begin a section on writer’s tips.

Another quitting thread 

So Ready to Concede Failure

Ready to Quit!

Helpful hints, tips, and articles

How to Write a Picture Book an Editor Will Love-Gwendolyn Hooks

Writing for Children 101– Writing Tips from Rick Walton

Advice from a Caterpillar – More than 600 articles on writing.

More coming soon!

Serious about writing, check out these books

2007 Children’s Writer’s and Illustrator’s Market Guide

Picture Writing by Anastasia Suen

These two resources are very helpful to picture book writers. I highly recommend them to all aspiring writers. If you are unable to purchase these, just check them out at your local library.



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