Episode 28: The Interplay of Words and Art in Picture Book Writing and Publishing with Guest Michael Hale

In this episode of Coaching KidLit, Sharon talks Picture Books with award-winning author/illustrator and Picture Book publishing guru, Michael Hale.

From the importance of open communication and trusting collaboration between authors and illustrators to the invaluable advice for aspiring creators considering traditional vs. self-publishing, this episode is brimming with inspiration and practical tips about creating book dummies, the value of cheerleaders in your writing journey, and how to bring your best work to life.

Topics Covered:

  • Concise Storytelling
  • Paths to Picture Book Publishing
  • Working with Illustrators
  • Challenges in Collaboration
  • Developing the Craft