04 Sep

How to Write a Rhyming Picture Book

How to Write a Rhyming Picture Book

First, don’t. Really. Unless you must write the story as a rhyming, poetic text, don’t do it.

OK, there are some of you who won’t listen. Then, you must set the bar for yourself very, very high. Rhymed, poetic picture book texts sell all the time, but bad rhyming text is one of editors most consistent complaints.

For this topic, I won’t rewrite the masters, but send you instead to read them directly.

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4 thoughts on “How to Write a Rhyming Picture Book

  1. Darcy, I just discovered you mentioned me in your Blog. To be linked in rhyme to the great Dori Chaconas is praise indeed, mate. Thanks a bunch.

    Margot Finke –
    “Rattlesnake Jam”
    + seven more rhyming PBs!
    Fun and educational too.

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