Package Deal: Writing Lyrical and Rhyming Picture Books

with Renee LaTulippe

Picture book authors must understand poetic principles and how to apply them in their writing, regardless of whether you are writing in rhyme or prose, but ESPECIALLY if you want to write in rhyme.

This course includes TWO webinars with Renee LaTulippe, master of poetry and creator of the Lyrical Language Lab.

Lyrical Language and Poetic Techniques 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.

Writing in Rhyme: Let's Get Technical

Poet and rhyming expert Renee LaTulippe is back, this time to cover the nitty-gritty technicalities of writing in rhyme. If you don't know your meter from your manners, this webinar is for you! It's a must for anyone who wants to write and publish in rhyme. You'll learn:

1. How to identify stressed and unstressed syllables

2. The four major poetic meters

3. Introduction to metrical variation

4. Types of rhyme and rhyme schemes

5. How to scan verse

6. The 6 major rhyme crimes

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

Courses Included with Purchase

Lyrical Language & Poetic Technique for ALL Picture Books
Lyrical Language & Poetic Technique for ALL Picture Books
Renee LaTulippe
Writing in Rhyme
Let's Get Technical
Renee LaTulippe

Original Price: $134

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.

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