Welcome to the new Prokidwriter website!

I am moving content from the former Children’s Book Writer website to this new host. It is minimal now, but should be fully up in a short time.


Recommended reads in genres including general picture books, wordless picture books, MG novels. Rules for newly formed critique groups.  Techniques for picture book and novel writers.  Tips on how to develop a book trailer. A sample marketing plan. Updated March 21, 2015


Coming Soon: Templates for cover letters, query letters, book proposals, a simple marketing plan, press kit, work-for-hire packet, character interview, lists for fantasy writers. Book trailer tracksheet. Income and Expense Spreadsheet. School Visit Memorandum of Understanding. Book Order Form for School Visits.

Useful links of interest to children’s book writers. Coming soon.

Book Reviews
Recommended foundational titles of interest to writers of children’s books.  Coming soon

Writing Prompts Archive

An archive of past writing prompts from the old blog.

About This Site

updated March 2015