Now You See Me…(Now You Don’t):

Tips for Seamlessly Inserting Yourself Into Your Books

Are YOU missing in your picture book manuscripts?

Generic products can be good when you need to save money. A generic manuscript, on the other hand, is something you want to avoid at all costs. The key to taking your manuscript from good but generic to heart-filled and specific is YOU!

In this webinar, the delightful Ashley Franklin will offer tips on inserting yourself into your manuscripts at various stages of the writing process and upon publication.

"Thank you, Ashley! This is exactly what my heart and writer brain needed. "

- Abby Mumford

Your Instructor

Ashley Franklin
Ashley Franklin

Ashley Franklin is an educator and author-mom who is committed to capturing moments of joy in the lives of Black and Muslim children. Ashley received her M.A. from the University of Delaware in English Literature.

Her debut picture book, NOT QUITE SNOW WHITE, came out in 2019 from Harper Collins, and has been followed by a sequel BETTER TOGETHER CINDERELLA. She is also the author of THE MASJID KAMAL LOVES forthcoming from Salaam Reads and upcoming projects from Disney and Innovation Press.

Ashley currently resides in Arkansas with her family. For more information about Ashley Franklin, visit her website:

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

"Thank you, Ashley! And thanks, Julie, for bringing us Ashley’s enthusiasm, energy, and wisdom."

- Lisa Rogers

"This is one of the absolute best webinars!"

- Lisa Dunlop

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