So, you have a picture book in your hands? Fantastic. But now you're probably coming up against the most important question of all: how are you going to publish it?
Going from a picture book writer to a picture book author is a journey of its own — and the picture book market is markedly different from that of other books. From navigating the publishing life of a picture book to querying agents, you need to be savvy and smart in order to get your book out there.
Luckily, you've got a brilliant guide: Kim Fleming is the best in the game, having worked in children's publishing for over 10 years. In this course, she'll show you step-by-step how to publish your picture book.
What you'll learn in this course
- An introduction to the picture book market
- What makes a marketable picture book
- The pros & cons of traditional publishing versus self-publishing a picture book
- How to query a children's book agent
- The costs and rights of commissioning an illlustrator
Students can only enroll in one class at a time. If you’re currently taking a course, please wait until it has finished before signing up for a new one.
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Kim Fleming is a children’s book illustrator and children’s book designer living in Providence, RI. She has worked for over a decade in the industry, with clients such as HarperCollins, Scholastic, and Magination press, exercising her passion for bringing quality literature for children to life.