Summit Schedule

During the Summit, you'll learn:

The 3 different types of editing rounds your story should go through with Brooke Van Sickle. Learn about the different types of edits for your story to help you make sure it's as polished as possible. (Premium & VIP access only.)

How a need in the market can turn into a successful story idea. An open interview with author, Tradara McLaurine, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

Using the science behind storytelling for your book. An open interview with author, Shel Curry, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

How to write a story for your target reader. An open interview with author, Candace Valek, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

Editing Your Children's Book

August
15

Monday,
August 15th

  • Live Workshop
  • 11am Central
  • 12pm Eastern

Your 3 Publishing Options for Your Story

August
16

Tuesday,
August 16th

  • Live Workshop
  • 11am Central
  • 12pm Eastern

The 3 different publishing options to choose from for your book with Brooke Van Sickle. Learn about the different types of publishers to choose from to help you make your book possible. (Open to everyone.)

How to get the story you want to be told out there to help others. An open interview with author, Jannesy DeLeon, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

Following the publishing path like a board game. An open interview with author, Laura Williams-Burke, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

How to find and work with an illustrator that's the right fit for your book with Brooke Van Sickle. Learn how to get connected with an illustrator, start working together, and what steps to take in order to take your story from idea to finished product. (Premium & VIP access only.)

Finding an illustrator and what to do when things don't work out. An open interview with award-winning author, Katie Storey, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

Saving room for the illustrations in your story. An open interview with author, Jessica Quarnstrom, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

Using editors to help you craft the best book possible. An open interview with author, Suzanne Morreale, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

Illustrating Your Children's Book

August
17

Wednesday,
August 17th

  • Live Workshop
  • 11am Central
  • 12pm Eastern

Preparing Your Children's Book for Print

August
18

Thursday,
August 18th

  • Live Workshop
  • 11am Central
  • 12pm Eastern

How to finalize your book for your printer of choice with Brooke Van Sickle. Learn what specifications to know about your book, all the requirements you need to have before going to print, and how to know when your book is ready to send. (Premium & VIP access only.)

How the publishing process can grow your self-confidence. An open interview with author, Taylor Krumm, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

The surprising things you learn when you publish a children's book. An open interview with award-winning author, Katie Purcell, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

Using the right people to help you create an awesome story. An open interview with author, Deb Wade, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

Your introductory to marketing with Brooke Van Sickle. Learn more about the marketing process, including where to put your focus and when in order to have a successful launch. (Premium & VIP access only.)

Creating a teacher guide and other ideas to create a long-standing author brand. An open interview with debut author, Holly Di-Bella-McCarthy, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

How to find your people on social media. An open interview with new author, Erin Murphy, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

How niching down your audience will help you sell more books. An open interview with author, Kara Kotecki, about how her journey to publication. (Open to all attendees.)

Marketing Your Children's Book

August
19

Friday,
August 19th

  • Live Workshop
  • 11am Central
  • 12pm Eastern

Let's learn about children's books!

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