There’s just one thing we can tell you about writing a picture book: there is no one “right way” to do it.
You have a story to tell, and a unique voice with which to tell it.
Maybe you’ve had an idea for a while and want to get started. Maybe you’re looking for a place to find community and hone your craft.
No matter where you are on your journey, we’re glad you’re here. Your story and your picture book can inspire children, and we’d love to help.
Picture Book Workshops
Diving Into Picture Books: Format, Structure, and Practice
Asian and Asian American Voices: An In-Community Retreat
Free #HFGather: 2023 Scholarship Celebration and Information Session
Creating Picture Books with Humor and Heart: A Working Retreat
Native Creatives: An In-Community Retreat
Non-Traditional Picture Book Structure (A Two-Night Mini Course)
Read Like a Writer (A One-Night Mini Course)
Picture Book A to Z: CHARACTER
Picture Book A to Z: PLOTTING
Getting to Know Your Character
The Crash Course in Children’s Book Publishing (Spring)
The Crash Course in Children’s Book Publishing (Fall)
Inspiring Children Through Story
Picture Book Resources
a Webinar with Christine French Cully