1) If you stick with it, on January 1, 2016 you will have at least 12 fully polished manuscripts to submit.
2) Best. Prizes. Ever.
3) Hundreds and hundreds of writers and illustrators rooting for YOU to be published.
4) Resources and information easily accessible to you.
5) Private Forums and a Facebook group
6) Wonderful leaders who are always ready to answer your questions. Yes, our fearless leader Julie Hedlund interacts often with the members of the group!
7) Access to products, services and events only available to 12 x 12 members.
8) Ability to join any number of fabulous critique groups.
9) Have your burning picture book questions answered.
10) Being able to add the 12x12 as a plus on your submissions
11) Motivation and inspiration from members. Plus motivation and inspiration from Julie's blog
12) Access to webinars for just a bit more! (Free with Silver or above.)
I'm Dani Duck and this is my third year as a Gold Member for the 12 x 12. Sound like something you'd hear at an AA meeting? Maybe, but it's all good things from here. Join the 12 x 12 in 2015. You will thank me later.