Now that you know Why thirty-two pages? is the standard number for your picture book, you can pace your story within that format. By editing,
Author: Joyce Audy Zarins
A member of SCBWI, the Writer’s Rumpus, and NEST, Joyce is the author of five books for young readers and illustrator of twenty. She is currently working on new YA, MG and a non-fiction PB. Sculpture is her other passion. Life is a creative experience.
Why is a picture book thirty-two pages?
Most picture book writers and illustrators learn pretty quickly that a standard picture book is thirty-two pages long. But why? True, that is a convenient
Part II: Payment Pitfalls and Experiences
A follow-up to Part I: About Royalties Net Profit Royalty Here is where the red flag begins to really fly. Net profit royalties (not the
Part I: Publisher-to-Author Payment
Part I: About Royalties Part II (coming July 30): Payment Pitfalls and Experiences Royalties and advances for children’s books can be lucrative down the road,
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