Ripple Grove Press President and Founder, Rob Broder, is passionate about sharing picture books and his ideas for what makes a great picture book.
His most recent article "The Picture Book Idea Syndrome" was posted on Writers' Rumpus today.
Here's an excerpt:
"Your idea has been sitting with you for days or years, you’ve shared your idea with others, and they love your idea. Your idea is good and clever and unique, and yet—your idea isn’t a story. You haven’t reached for a pen to starting writing. Why is that? Maybe it’s because writing a good children’s picture book is difficult!"
Read the full article here.
Rob first article, “You Can Judge a Book by Its Title, and Other Wisdom from the Submission Pile” has been Writers' Rumpus' most popular post to date.