Susan K.


Susan Holt Kralovansky is the author of more than a dozen beloved picture books, including the Texas favorites TWELVE COWBOYS ROPIN’ and THERE WAS A TALL TEXAN WHO SWALLOWED A FLEA. Susan’s newest release is a photo-illustrated board book – COUNTING TEXAS COLORS. Please watch for her 2018 release, THE BOOK THAT JAKE BORROWED. Susan is a former librarian and is a frequent and popular presenter at schools, festivals, and conferences. She grew up in Indiana, but now lives in Georgetown, Texas. For more information, visit

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Serious writer academy instructor

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Susan’s Academy Classes

$29 – lifetime access

The Hopeful Picture Book Author

This series will cover: What’s a cover letter and how do I write one? Making a Pre-Submission Check-list How to Research Publishers – Creating Your Submission List Know Your Vocabulary and Increase Your Acceptance Odds – Unsolicited submissions, exclusive submissions, multiple submissions, slush pile, etc. You’ve finished your manuscript and you’re ready for the next step. In this series you’ll learn how to prepare your manuscript and the letter that goes with it, untangle the submission process, and understand the do’s and don’ts to get your foot in the door.