Have a picture book manuscript that's a bit longer than you'd like? Not sure how to reduce the word count?


In this course, agented picture book author and freelance editor, Chelsea Tornetto, shares her favorite strategies for cutting unnecessary length and letting the best version of your story shine!


Meet The Teacher


Chelsea is a veteran teacher, traditionally published author, and freelance editor. Her first book, Conquering Content Vocabulary, was published by Scholastic in 2018, and her first children’s books will be released in the spring of 2022. She is represented by Melissa Richeson of Storm Literary Agency. Her passion is helping fellow authors transform their manuscripts from rough drafts into stories that shine! She lives with her husband and two kids in Jackson, Missouri.

-Chelsea Tornetto


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CHOPPED! - Strategies to Reduce Word Count in Picture Books

And Why You Should!

Have a picture book manuscript that's a bit longer than you'd like? Not sure how to reduce the word count? In this course, agented picture book author and freelance editor, Chelsea Tornetto, shares her favorite strategies for cutting unnecessary length and letting the best version of your story shine!