Creating your final artwork
Anna takes you through how to create final artwork for your picture book and what to think about when submitting.
Covers and the illustration journey
Picture book covers and formats
Anna shows you different covers and formats of her books and talks you through the process of creating covers.
Illustration journey part two
This is the second half of the illustration journey you watched in Module Five. Here, Anna takes you through the journey of creating a final artwork.
The story of Florence and Fox
Anna talks about the journey of creating characters and style for Florence & Fox.
Submitting to publishers
Introduction to the publishing process
Now you’ve written your manuscript and created artwork for your story, it’s time to think about submitting! In this introduction video, Zanni talks about the publishing process and what to expect.
Interview with publishing director, Niki Horin
Zanni chats to Niki Horin, publishing director at Five Mile, Australia about what she’d like to see in a submission and what submission looks like from the publisher’s perspective.
How to submit your manuscript
Zanni talks about what to think about when submitting your story.
Interview with award-winner author and editor, Davina Bell
Zanni chats Davina about her own picture book process. Davina also gives us advice about submitting to publishers.
Do you need an agent?
Zanni talks about pros and cons of having an agent.
Own voices and diversity
Zanni talks about the importance of representation and own voices in today’s market.
Copyright and plagiarism
Zanni talks about copyright and plagiarism.
What happens next?
What happens after this course?
Zanni chats about what to do after the course and how to balance business with creativity.
Module Six Assignments
Due the last Friday of July. Please allow three weeks for feedback.