20 Do’s and 20 Don’ts for Writing a Picture Book

Posted by Rita Lorraine

Hi Everybody,
Just wanted to say thanks for visiting during Black History month. We had a blast!

Now I’m passing on a list of 40 tips–that’s 20 Do’s and 20 Don’ts–for aspiring children’s book writers.


This should get you started:

1. DO read recent picture books over and over again.
2. DO make friends with a bookseller or librarian or stoyteller: their advice and guidance can be enormously helpful.

For the complete list, please click on the following link:


Best wishes and happy writing,

Rita Lorraine

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