Nonfiction Picture Book in 3 Weeks: Prep

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There are just a few other things we can be doing right now to prepare for writing the first draft of a nonfiction picture book in three weeks.

For one thing, it helps to get a little peek at what’s ahead. Simply put, I’ll post a 3-week calendar next Monday that we can follow over the next three weeks to get the job done.

I always organize a tight deadline with a calendar. It helps me stay on task.

Basically, in order to accomplish the goal of writing a nonfiction picture book in 3 weeks, it will take about 3 hours each day, five days a week, to accomplish the tasks.

There really aren’t many shortcuts to take. We’ve got to take time to research. We’ve got to take time to study our mentor text. We’ve got to take time to brainstorm ideas and plot the structure and plan the…

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