How Putting Together a Picture Book is Like Managing a Baseball Team

Great read, especially if you are interested in creating a picture-based book. Enjoy!

A Writer's Path


by John Briggs

When I was a kid, I was passionate about two things: baseball and reading. There were summers where I barely missed a Phillies game on the radio. I either watched or listened to the All-Star game, the World Series, the playoffs, and was not above catching the odd spring training game or two. I even scoured the paper the next day to check out the box score… of a game I’d already listened to!

I also loved reading. While I was known to play baseball for as many as four hours a day, I also, and quite often, put in as many hours reading. And although I eventually moved on to middle-grade books, young adult, and tons of non-fiction, once upon a time it was all picture books.

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About DrEMiller

Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Home: Sint Maarten. K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.
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