Always Dreamed of Being a Children's Author?You're in the right place.
Let’s Make Kids’ Books gives you the information, inspiration, and support you need to become a self-published children’s author.
Hi, I’m Beau Blackwell!
I’m a self-published children’s author, dad of 2, and creator of Let’s Make Kids’ Books. My goal with this site is to give you the “inside scoop” of how to get your own children’s book written, illustrated, and published. I know it seems like a huge challenge, but I’m here to tell you that it really is possible for you!
This site features tips and shortcuts for getting your book done, interviews with other children’s authors, and step-by-step training for when you’re ready to finally get your book created and published. I hope the site helps you! If you have any suggestions for how I can improve it, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Not sure where to start? I recommend downloading my free checklist: “6 Steps to Publishing Your Children’s Book”
This episode comes from questions I got from several members of my course and Facebook group- is it really possible to make money as a self-published children's author? Is the income consistent? How much are we talking here? All good questions, and all get addressed...read more
In this episode, I talk about a topic that trips up many self-published children's authors: how to price your book so it actually sells. But beyond just selling, it's important that you actually make some money from your books so you can keep creating more! Sometimes...read more
On this week's episode, I cover a question that many aspiring children's authors ask themselves: is self-publishing the right choice for me? As you've probably gathered by now, I'm a big advocate of self-publishing, but the truth is that it's not right for everyone....read more
Become a Published Children's Author in as Little as 6 Weeks!
My step-by-step training course teaches you everything you need to know to publish your own children’s book in as little as 6 weeks.
You’ll learn how to get your book written, how to hire and work with an illustrator, formatting, and selling your book on Kindle and in print.
It’s your A to Z guide to finally becoming a children’s author!
Writing and publishing a children’s book has been on my bucket list for years. With Beau’s help, I had not only the confidence to get it done, but the support of his amazing videos that made my dream become a reality very quickly. There is no way I could have figured this out on my own, and for helping me cross that item off my list I am very grateful!Lisa Rickman, Author of Paisley Eats Her Greens
In October 2014 I enrolled in Beau’s course. One never quite knows what to expect from these online courses… Well, in November 2014 my first kids’ book went live… AND I’M TOTALLY THRILLED! Beau, you rock, mate!Charby Ibrahim, Author of My Bunny-Mate