Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators



Member Book Sales Directions:

Member Book Sales Directions 2016 Retreat.doc or 

Member Book Sales Directions 2016 Retreat.pdf

Member Book Sales Form:

BOOK-SALES-form-2016.doc or BOOK-SALES-form-2016.pdf


Standard Manuscript Format

Sample Standard Manuscript Form Genre.doc or

Sample Standard Manuscript Form Genre.pdf

What to Include in Your Portfolio 


  • Children in motion
  • Different views of the same character
  • Work that shows a character moving through a story
  • Start with your strongest piece and end with your strongest piece
  • Group similar styles together
  • Name and contact info on each piece
  • Postcards and business cards