Sometime I get asked by aspiring authors or self publishing authors to illustrate their books, ideas, projects. I try to always give accurate replies but Kidlit is a tricky path.
So I collected a few useful resources online (there are billions more, keep searching) into this post and into a resources list page: here.
Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrator
This is where to start if you want to write and/or illustrate kidlit: a community of likeminded sharing expertise and journey.
Everything happening in publishing market
Bologna Children’s Books Fair
It’s an annual event gathering worldwide industry, browsing exporistors’ catalogue you’ll get acquainted with the market and get precious info.
The AOI Association of Illustrators
Learn about licensing, contract, negotiation, fair trade …
Sarah is also the precious voice of #PICTUREMEANBUSINESS, do check:
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Illustrating Self Published Books
General resources for writers:
And a couple books everyone wanting to storytell should read: