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Monday
Jan092012

Annual Kidlitart Picture Book Dummy Challenge starts today!

Screen Shot 2012 01 09 at 12 45 35 PM

Today's the first day of the 2nd Annual Kidlitart #PBDummy Challenge! I am so in.

The goal of this 25-week-lon online group challenge: to create and submit a picture book dummy. Actually, I'm planning to create and submit several picture book dummies during this time.

To find out more, see Everything You Need To Know About The 2nd Annual Kidlitart #PBDummy Challenge and other posts on the blog.

THE SCHEDULE 
STEP 1: Pick your project (1 week) Jan. 9-Jan. 15 
STEP 2: Draft the story (4 weeks) Jan. 16-Feb. 12 
STEP 3: Develop the characters (2 weeks) Feb. 13-Feb. 26 
STEP 4: Storyboard text and art (2 weeks) Feb. 27-Mar. 11 
STEP 5: Render tight, full-size sketches (8 weeks) Mar. 12-May 6 
STEP 6: Produce final art of two spreads (4 weeks) Mar. 12-May 6 
STEP 7: Assemble the dummy (2 weeks ) Jun. 4-Jun. 17 
STEP 8: Research submissions; prepare dummy package (1 week) Jun. 18-Jun. 24 
STEP 9: Submit (1 week) Jun. 25-Jul. 1

 

Reader Comments (2)

For better or worse, I have committed. : )

January 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBeth MacKinney

Best of luck to you guys! KidLit is not one I think I'll tackle...there's just soooo much involved (not to mention I can't draw to save the world from an apocalypse)

January 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTasha

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