Asheville Christian Writers Conference – February 17-19, 2017
Carolina Christian Writers Conference – March 10-11, 2017
An online manuscript submission service for authors, agents, and publishers in the Christian publishing industry
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”