17.41: Picture Books are Books Too, with Special Guest Seth Fishman
Your Hosts: Mary Robinette Kowal, Dan Wells, Brandon Sanderson, and Howard Tayler, with special guest Seth Fishman
Seth Fishman, author of seven picture books (as well as lots of longer-form stuff), joins us to talk about writing picture books, including some of the business and publication aspects.
No-Context Pull Quote: “Your art is so bad we’re going to hire someone to draw badly for you.”
Credits: This episode was recorded live by Marshall Carr, Jr., and mastered by Alex Jackson.
Homework: Explore the picture book area in your local bookstore. See how it’s laid out, and have a look at some classic picture books. Then write a 500-word SF/F picture book.
Thing of the week: BAD DRAWER, by Seth Fishman (and friends), illustrated by Jessixa Bagley , Armand Baltazar, Anna Bond, Travis Foster), Jessica Hische, Tillie Walden, and Ethan Young, (with a pair of trees drawn by the author).
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