Chris Cheng Around the World | SCBWI

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 First Pages with Rachelle Burk
  • a picture book: Autumn Wants a Treasure Chest
Listener question answered by agent Elizabeth Harding
  • How do you know when you have a picture book character that is worthy of a series?
In the conversation with Chris Cheng you’ll hear about

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If you want to submit for First Pages segment

All First Pages will be critiqued anonymously. Submit them as follows:

They’ll be critiqued for:

    • Title: Is it catchy?
    • Recommended target age
    • Hook: Do you have a powerful, catchy opening that will hook the reader?
    • Rhyme and meter (if applicable): Is the rhyme scheme and meter consistent?
    • Do you “show” rather than “tell”?
    • Dialogue: Is it believable? Is there a good balance between dialogue and action? Are dialogue tags used well?
    • Character Development
    • Illustration considerations: Does the story lend itself to lively and interesting illustrations? Does the story give unnecessary details that can be shown instead in the illustrations?
    •  Miscellaneous: Comments on word choice or sentence structure as needed

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