Asheville Christian Writers Conference – February 17-19, 2017
Carolina Christian Writers Conference – March 10-11, 2017
Words that Matter by Andrea Merrell
The Write Conversation by Edie Melson
Writer to Writer by Cecil Murphy
Between the Lines – blog by the agents of Books and Such
The Write Editing – editing answers by industry professionals
Institute of Children’s Literature – Online writing courses
SCBWI’s Blog – The official blog of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
PiBoIdMo – Website and blog of author Tara Lazar and home of Picture Book Idea Month (PiBoIdMo)
The Blueboards – SCBWI forum for writers and illustrators originally created by author Verla Kay
Educational Markets for Children’s Writers by Evelyn Christensen
Formatting Manuscripts by Elk Lake Publishing
Illustration Friday – A weekly creative outlet for artists and illustrators of all levels and abilities. A new theme is announced every Friday. No pressure — just fun!
The Purple Crayon Blog – Questions about Children’s Publishing Answered by a Children’s Book Editor Harold Underdown. Also includes current children’s publishing links.
“Present Your Portfolio Like a Pro” by Elizabeth Delumba
“What to Include in a Portfolio” by Cheryl Klein
Promotional Postcards by Elizabeth Delumba
Postcards and the 10% by Guiseppe Castellano
Drawing Hidden Pictures by Maurie J. Manning
The Drawing Board for Illustrators Lots of great articles — keep scrolling down!
“How to Illustrate a Picture Book“ by Heather Castle
Yellapalooza Tutorials for children’s writers and illustrators
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators This is a professional organization open to anyone interested in writing or illustrating for children.
Marks and Splashes Online class taught by illustrator Mark Mitchell, author of the blog “How To Be a Children’s Book Illustrator”