Nonfiction Books and the Creative Process [Part 1]

creative process and nonfiction

By Carol Hinz, Editorial Director of Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books

When we think about the creative process, fiction often comes to mind. After all, what’s more creative than making up stuff?!

Yet as nonfiction authors and illustrators can tell you, the process of making a nonfiction picture book incorporates a good measure of creativity as well. And their research informs their process in interesting ways. For more specifics, I asked the authors and illustrators of a couple of our Spring 2018 picture books to share something about the creative process for their new nonfiction books. Read More