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Title: Dual-covered Picture Book
Post by: amylilbit on July 25, 2011, 08:25 PM
I am certain that subject made no sense at all. And I call myself a writer! ;)

I've written a picture book that you read through and then flip over...so it can start either way that you could hold the book and will become a continuous loop, if that makes sense. How would I point this out in my manuscript submission? It's ok to share a detail like that, correct?

Thanks!
Title: Re: Dual-covered Picture Book
Post by: Pam on July 25, 2011, 09:30 PM
You would mention this in your cover letter or query. They should understand by the words you've chosen how it should be done. If you have  illustration notes that are required that aren't apparent within the text, you should indicate it with the line of text in parentheses.
Title: Re: Dual-covered Picture Book
Post by: PJV on July 26, 2011, 10:02 AM
I knew exactly what you meant! You could mention it's dual-covered like What the Sun Sees, What the Moon Sees, a similar book.
Title: Re: Dual-covered Picture Book
Post by: amylilbit on July 26, 2011, 06:25 PM
Thanks! I didn't think to mention it in the cover letter. Of course! Yes, otherwise the text is self-explanatory.

In unrelated news I just noticed last night's post shows as my first. I wonder how that happened! I've haven't contributed to the boards in several months (things are crazy since baby #2 came along) but that certainly wasn't my first post! Hmm