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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Children's picture book seminar to be held

Thursday, March 21, 2002

Author Peter Davidson will present a seminar, How To Write A Children's Picture Book, at the Storm Lake Center of Iowa Central Community College on Saturday, March 23, from 9 - 4 p.m.

The seminar is for anyone who is interested in writing and/or illustrating children's picture books for potential publication.

Topics that will be presented include Definition Of A Children's Picture Book, developing an Idea, Plotting the Book, Writing the Book, Illustrating the Book, Typing the Manuscript, Copyrighting Your Work, Locating Potential Agents and Publishers, Marketing Your Work, and Contract Terms.

Peter Davidson has authored twenty-two books, including eight children's picture books, and has had many other types of works published. He has been published by McGraw-Hill Book Company, Perigee/Putnam Publishers, Haworth Press, and others. Mr. Davidson has presented over 400 writer's seminars, has appeared on over eighty radio and television programs nationwide, and has received several awards, including the prestigious Leavey Award. The seminar will be March 23, 9-4 p.m., at the AEA conference room, 824 Flindt Drive. Cost for the seminar is $42 including all materials. To register for the seminar call Iowa Central at 732-2991.