Should you create a storybook mock-up or not? Here is the short answer and then the longer, more in-depth answer. Yes, sort-of-no and yes again.
All about how to start a story. If you want to write but aren’t sure where to begin, here are 7 things you need to know. Links to many in-depth reports!
There are many ways a writer can develop both the plot and the protagonist at the same time. Creating a Hot Object for your protagonist is one of them.
How do you plan images without needing to create printer-ready artwork that might, in the end, need to be scrapped? Plotting your panels is a necessary two-step process.
Word count in an illustrated storybook is important, because the quantity and types of words both inform the type of storybook we have. To date, there isn’t any kind of study or guide on this point. That means we study the books ourselves. Here’s how.
Now into week five of writing the first Bunny and Witch book, this is mostly about what to cut and what to switch around. Knowing when to do that in an illustrated storybook is mostly about deciding WHY a page does what it does.