Saturday, May 1, 2010


NaPIBoWriWee 2010!

National Picture Book Writing Week begins at Midnight tonight (May 1st) and ends at 11:59pm on May 7thSeven books in Seven days.  Are you in?  If you are hop over to Paula Yoo's blog and register.  You can research, outline, and brainstorm until midnight tonight then start writing.  No first drafts.  No cheating.  When the clock strikes twelve grab your keyboard and make your way to seven new manuscripts.  Remember pictures books can range in size from 50 words to 2,000. 

Have fun!  Be creative! Let your VOICE shine through...

Happy Writing! 


  1. Whoa! Thank you for helping me out. I thought it started last night at midnight. Good thing I'm running behind on making my bulletin or I would have already started. Thanks so much.

    ~ Yaya
    Yaya's Home

  2. hi

    What a great acronym...! I was going NaPi- what??

    Now I know!

    GOOD LUCK to all who are doing this - sounds pretty intense but such a lot of fun - nothing like pressure to make one as creative as possible!

    Take care

  3. Good luck to everyone!

    Have left you a little something on my blog:)

    PS. Don't worry, you don't have to play by the rules. I never do :)

  4. Thanks for the heads up! I really should concentrate on my MG, but would love to go back to PB's for a week. I think I might!

  5. Good luck! Sounds like a lot of work, but I know you're up to it. :)

  6. Sometimes these writing marathons are so productive! Let the typing begin ...

  7. I can't decide if I am gong to do it or not....but it sounds like so much fun!


  8. YaYa--Thanks for the links you sent me via email. :)

    Kitty--I hadn't thought about it being Napi...LOL!

    Wendy--Thanks for stopping by. I'm gong to hop over to your blog. Thanks for thinking about me. :)

    Kelly--I should be working on my mg too...I just got back in the groove, but this will be fun. :)

    Susan--Thanks for the support!

    Joanne--It sounds like you are in! :)

    Storyqueen--Go for it! What's the worst that can happen? You only get three stories written in a week...not so bad...

  9. This has been such a crazy week that I decided that I would choose my own week a little later in the month. Good luck to all of you and hope you end up with some good material.

  10. Judith--In all honesty, I've been struggling to find writing time this week...Thanks for stopping by. :)