Exploring the art of kidlit creation

girlandduck is the most exciting, innovative and supportive destination for anyone wanting to write and create BEAUTIFUL books for children—aka kidlit.

What’s different about us?

Our approach is holistic. It’s big hearted. We care for YOU.

We work hard to ensure you never feel alone because, let’s face it, writing, illustrating and creating books for children can be hard work— psychologically and emotionally!

Whether you’re an author, an illustrator or both, girlandduck can help you develop your talents, focus your energy and create in ways that will surprise and delight you.

Don’t go it alone.

write and create books for children

Hi! I’m Jen Storer

Children’s Book Author (23 books so far…)

Creative Writing Coach to thousands

Certified Beautiful You Life Coach

Director and Chief Inspirationalist at girlandduck.com

I created girlandduck to help YOU write beautiful books for children, too!

Don’t waste time feeling left out, second guessing your creative calling or making rookie mistakes.

Join me here at girlandduck. Together we’ll explore and master the art of kidlit creation.

jenstorer.com is my author page



Grab a copy of my book, See Me Jump: 20 things I’ve learned about writing books for children. CLICK HERE.

These are just some of my books. I’ve written everything from picture books, to junior fiction series, to middle grade novels. I can help you write beautiful books and stories, too!


Why I closed the Scribbles Creative Writing Academy. (And why me and Bilbo Baggins are alike.)

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