You Can’t Write Publishable Picture Books If You Don’t Know These 5 Things

5 red flags that tell me you don’t actually know what a picture book is

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Picture books have very few words

Illustrators contribute much more to the book than you realize

Picture book texts have to leave out stuff that will be in the pictures

98% of picture books have 32 pages

Each bit of your story has to inspire an illustration

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