Children's writing


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Today is opening day of National Picture Book Writing Week. Established in the spirit and tradition of NaNoWriMo, children’s author, Paula Yoo, launches NaPiBoWriWee. Believe it or not, that’s starting to roll off my tongue. Take it slow and stick with it…it will come.

The goal is to write seven different picture book manuscripts in seven days. If you want to participate in an official capacity, you need to register at Paula’s site. There are a couple of hoops to jump through (name, e-mail, password), but it’s not hard, and we all need exercise. Of course, you can participate unofficially and do no hoop-jumping exercises at all.

Seven pbs in seven days is no crazier than cranking out a novel in thirty days, so I’ve decided to accept the challenge. I have no plans or ideas at the moment for book 1, let alone book 7, but how is that a problem?

Any other takers?