The Preparation

3 Steps to Achieve Before Writing Your Children's Picture Book

    1. Introduction

    2. 6 Qualities You Need to Write Your Children's Picture Book

    3. ASSIGNMENT: Assess Your Readiness for Starting the Writing Process

    4. Exploring Children’s Picture Books

    5. ASSIGNMENT: Picture Book Search

    6. Brainstorming Techniques

    7. ASSIGNMENT: 5 Ws + H / Writing Prompt

    8. Conclusion

    9. FEEDBACK: Bird's Love Needs Your Feedback!

Course Details

  • $49.00
  • 1 hour of video content
  • 3 Assignments

What You'll Accomplish

Your writing journey may be different from someone else’s — and that’s okay! Set your mind in the right creative place so you can learn what works for YOU and move forward. With this course, you will:

  • Identify your strengths and weaknesses in developing your writing process

  • Learn how to “study” children’s picture books to understand their elements and structure

  • Develop a solid story idea

About Your Instructor

Editor/Author Starr Balmer-Chore

Starr Balmer-Chore is a children’s picture book editor with 15 years of editorial experience in the publishing, media, and marketing industries. As the founder of Bird’s Love, an independent publishing company that provides essential editing services for writers of children’s picture books, she’s edited all types of children’s picture books and coached writers in helping them develop their stories for young readers. Starr is also the author of the children’s picture book, “Scary, Scary Sasha.”

Take the first step toward your writing journey