Enjoy a live session and Q&A with two great writing teachers, Mira Reisberg and Marsha Diane Arnold.

Learn in 75 minutes how to bring your children's picture book characters to vivid, wonderful life.

And get the full scoop on their amazing new story contest for you!

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On Thursday, September 26, author-illustrator, literary agent and founder of the Picture Book Academy Mira Reisberg and top children’s author Marsha Diane Arnold will teach a fantastic live session on creating wonderful picture book characters (in words AND art.)

They’ll be joined by Mark Mitchell of the Make Your Splashes – Make Your Marks! online course on children’s book illustration.

And they’ll announce an amazing contest for your story that you’ll want to know all about. Check out these prizes:

  • First prize – The opportunity to submit your manuscript to extraordinary editor Christy Ottaviano of Christy Ottaviano Books at her own Henry Holt imprint, and the Writing Wonderful Character-Driven Picture Books e-Course for free!
  • Second prize – A one-on-one Skype critique with Marsha Diane Arnold and the Writing Wonderful Character-Driven Picture Books e-Course for free!
  • Third prize – The opportunity to submit your manuscript to Karen Grencik of Red Fox Literary Agency!
  • Fourth prize – The opportunity to submit your manuscript to Mira Reisberg of Hummingbird Literary Agency!

But you’ll want to hear about it from them first-hand. So do join us Thursday, September 26 at 6 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time!) And don’t forget to bring your hardest questions about creating unforgettable picture book characters!

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