Become a Great Storybook Writer

Since 2012, GreatStorybook has been a nook for creators of kid’s books (from baby books to YA novels) wanting to create something amazing and advance their writing abilities, and then go truly professional to make money writing. We’ve got hundreds of posts with creative inspiration, writing tips, marketing advice, and in-depth tutorials alongside the latest publishing trends.



Why Powells Bookshops Are Awesome

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series Community

Powells is MUCH more than one of the largest indie bookshop chains. Get the scoop on how and why Powells is important to YOU, even if you don’t live in Portland.

Types of Books with Pictures

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Story Types

What is the difference between an illustrated book, a comic book, a wimmelbook and a graphic novel? Here is a list of the different types of books with pictures – and what distinguishes one from all the others.

Women’s Day Inspiration

This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series Creative Exercises

It’s important to pay attention and get inspiration from what’s happening around us. Observation and perception is what makes us writers. Here’s a creative writing exercise that honors International Women’s Day.


What Type of Writer Are You?

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Start Your Story

“Start Your Story” is a self-paced online video course that helps writers create the first in a series of 5 illustrated storybooks and then bring it to the market with an easy-to-follow, step-by-step writing system.

BE the Writer You Are

In this book, I discuss the basics of the writer’s craft and essential tools I feel every writer must have, including some of the best insider information - like my organizational process that helps you to file your ideas and find them in under 30 seconds.

Burning Questions of Children’s Book Writers Answered

This FREE VIDEO-COURSE helps children’s book writers focus their creative energy & avoid critical mistakes by answering the most burning questions that I get by email every week.

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