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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

Rate Your Story

The Writing Barn / Courage to Create

*Children's Book Insider

*Some basic functions are free


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

USEFUL TOOLS for Picture Book Writers:

*Query Tracker 

*Publisher's Marketplace

​*Some basic functions are free

Manuscript Wish List

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Rhyming Dictionary

Word Hippo


Word Association Lookup

Automatic Readability Checker

Readability Calculator

Picture Book Templates

Poetry and Critique Edits (including rhyming text)

WRITING COURSES for Picture Book Writers:

Susanna Leonard Hill's Making Picture Book Magic


StoryTeller Academy

Renee LaTulippe's Lyrical Language Lab

KidLit Hive


The Children's Book Academy

The Manuscript Academy

Children's Book Hub

The Complete Picture Book Submissions System

The Writing Barn

​The Art of Storytelling

Writing Blueprints Workshops 

UCLA Picture Book Writing Course

Alayne Kay Christian's The Art of the Arc

INFORMATIVE WEBSITES for Picture Book Writers:

Susanna Leonard Hill

Christine Alemshah (resources for writer's page)

KidLit 411​

Harold's Purple Crayon

Ask The Agent

Literary Rambles

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