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10:25 am

#ProperBook: Picture This

July 9 @ 10:25 am - 1:30 pm

Previous Proper Book event with (from left) Chris Judge, Michael Emberley, Sarah Webb and Mary Murphy in the dlr Lexicon, Dún Laoghaire. Photo by Ger Holland. Have you ever thought about writing or illustrating a picturebook but don’t know where to start? This webinar is for you - it's part of the #ProperBook series of practical events and workshops for new and emerging children's writers and is presented by West Cork Literary Festival in association with Children’s Books Ireland. Discover the recommended word count for a picturebook, how a picturebook is laid out, why you don’t need an illustrator to submit a picturebook text, and what agents and publishers are looking for when it comes to picturebooks. Hear from a wide range of book industry experts on all aspects of writing and publishing for children. This back-to-basics event will provide the no-nonsense information you need to get your picturebook idea off the ground. Plus hear children’s writers and illustrators talk about how they got published and give tips for new writers and illustrators. Come with questions and leave with answers! 10.25am: Join Our Webinar 10.30am: Welcome by Aoife Murray, Programme and Events Manager, Children’s Books Ireland and Eimear O’Herlihy, West Cork… Read More

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