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HELPFUL ASSOCIATIONS for Picture Book Writers:

The Society of Children's and Bookwriters & Illustrators (SCBWI)


Julie Hedlund's 12x12 Picture Book Challenge

*Children's Book Insider

Children's Book Authors and Illustrators: Publishing, Marketing and Selling (Facebook Group)

Rate Your Story

*Some basic functions are free

INFORMATIVE WEBSITES for Picture Book Writers:

KidLit 411​

Harold's Purple Crayon

Ask The Agent

Literary Rambles

USEFUL TOOLS for Picture Book Writers:

*Query Tracker 

*Publisher's Marketplace

Manuscript Wish List

Merriam Webster Dictionary

Rhyming Dictionary


Word Association Lookup

Automatic Readability Checker

Readability Calculator

Picture Book Templates

​*Some basic functions are free

WRITING COURSES for Picture Book Writers:

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