Lyrical Language & Poetic Technique for ALL Picture Books

Lyrical Language & Poetic Technique for ALL Picture Books

In this webinar, Renée will teach you poetic techniques for writing in rhyme, how to avoid "crimes of rhyme," and how to use poetic techniques to punch up picture books written in prose. She also conducts a LIVE lyrical language lab with work submitted by participants. Watch Renée work her magic to weave lyricism into real writing.

Your Instructor

Renee LaTulippe
Renee LaTulippe

RENÉE M. LATULIPPE has co-authored nine award-winning early readers (Moonbeam Children’s Books Silver Award, Mom’s Choice Gold Awards), a collection of poetry titled Lizard Lou: a collection of rhymes old and new (Moonbeam Children’s Books Silver Award for poetry), and the workbook All About Homophones (Finalist, IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards) for All About Learning Press, where she is also the editor. She also has poems published in The Poetry Friday Anthology Middle School, Science, andCelebrations editions (ed. Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong), and in the forthcoming anthologies National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry (ed. J. Patrick Lewis) and One Minute Till Bedtime (ed. Kenn Nesbitt).

Renée developed and teaches the online course The Lyrical Language Lab: Punching Up Prose with Poetry and blogs on children’s poetry at She earned her BFA in acting/directing from Marymount Manhattan College and her MA in English Education from NYU; worked and played in the theater for almost two decades; and taught English, theater arts, and public speaking in NYC. She lives in Italy with her husband and twin boys.
TWITTER: @ReneeMLaTulippe

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