Write Rhyming Picture Books That Sell!
ABOUT THIS MINI-CLASS
Learn how to avoid the pitfalls that keep rhyming picture books from selling. Diana can help you write a meter that people want to read aloud.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
Lesson 1: Meter
- Match Meter to the Tone/Emotion of Story
- Identify Two Common Picture Book Meters
- Write Iambic Meter
- Write Anapestic Meter
Lesson 2: Beats
Most Common Beat Patterns for Picture Books
Scan Beats Per Line and Identify Meter
Lesson 3: Rhyme
- Most Common Rhyme Schemes for Picture Books
- Rhyming Examples
- Identify Rhyme Schemes
- Avoid Rhyming Pitfalls
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Diana Murray writes poetry and books for children. Her award-winning poems have appeared in magazines including Spider, Ladybug, Highlights, and High Five, as well as several anthologies. Diana recently moved from the Bronx to a nearby suburb, where she lives with her husband, two children, and a motley crew of pets.
She is represented by Brianne Johnson at Writers House literary agency. Diana currently has fifteen picture books in print, with more coming next year! You can learn more about Diana and her books at https://www.dianamurray.com/