Do You Want to Write 12 Picture Books in 12 Months?
In 12 x 12, you’ll get the motivation and accountability you need to get those drafts finished, all with the support of the friendliest writing community on earth. Registration is closed for 2013, but you can sign up here to get information about 2014 when it becomes available.
“I am one manuscript away from completing the 12×12 in 2012 challenge, and I cannot say enough good things about it. If you are thinking you might like to do it — DO IT! If you are thinking you’re not ready yet — DO IT! If you are wondering where you will find the time — DO IT! I promise, you won’t regret it.” — Carrie Finison
Already, 2013 participants are raving about 12 x 12. See what they have to say in this video. Then Sign Up to get information about joining next year!
Need more inspiration? Watch this video from Tim McCanna, one of this year’s participants. More FAQs are answered after the video.
Have more questions? Read on for answers to the most common ones. Want more incentive to join next year? Check out some of the testimonials from last year’s participants.
What is 12 x 12?
Simple. We set out to write twelve complete picture book drafts in a given year. One picture book draft per month for each of the twelve months of the year. This means a first draft: beginning, middle, end. NOT a submission-ready piece.
Who is sponsoring the 12 x 12?
Author Julie Hedlund launched the challenge at the end of 2011 after realizing she only completed one full draft from all 30 of the PiBoIdMo ideas she came up with in 2010. She decided to invite others to come along for the journey for support and camaraderie. Don’t know what PiBoIdMo is? Take thyself over there at once!
Who is participating?
Can I join?
Registration for 2013 is now closed! Sign up here to get information about 2014 when it becomes available!
Who created the incredible 12 x 12 Participant Badge and Banner?
Do you have other questions? Contact Julie!