Hello, Hello! Glad to see you at the second post of my A-to-Z Challenge. Actually I'm REALLY glad, because I'm still playing catchup and the fact you are here means you cared enough to come back! You're Awesome!
Today's word is...
Whether it's in a query letter or a book itself, biographies play an important role Kidlit.
For Writers: The Bio Paragraph
Any author looking to get published will probably need to spend some time crafting their biography. Maybe the biography will show up on a website or in the third paragraph of the query. Maybe it will be on the author's social media or read as introduction at a speaker event. Whatever the occasion, here are some key things you might include in your biography –
Regardless of what you put in your bio, be sure that it truly reflects you - your personality, sense of humor, and style.
For Readers: The Picture Book Biography
If you are looking for a bourgeoning field in picture books, look no further than the picture book biography. Unlike the stuffy nonfiction biographies I remember reading in my growing up years, these fresh gems grip my imagination and show me how very unique every famous person was (or is). Here are some ideas to help young readers explore the picture book biographies:
So Much for Promises
In Saturday's post, I promised to be "back and ready to visit" but then today I've been exhausted from the weekend. Note to self: it always takes longer to recover. Anyway, below are some links you should totally check out.
Books I hinted at:
And the reason I'm on this blogging frenzy...
I write about, with, for, and around kids all day. (Well, maybe I do the dishes too. Sometimes.)