Our most frequently asked questions

What is certificate due date traffic school?

What is certificate due date traffic school?

Complete California Traffic School on your Due Date! No need to submit certificate of completion to the court or DMV-We do it for you! No Timers-Complete the course at your own pace!

I've just written my first children's book. I can't draw. How do I find an artist to illustrate my book?

I've just written my first children's book. I can't draw. How do I find an artist to illustrate my book?

You don't. After a publisher accepts your manuscript, THEY find, hire and pay an illustrator.

How long until I hear from the publisher?

How long until I hear from the publisher?

Generally 3-6 months. If you haven't heard from them by then, it's okay to give them a call or send a note to ask if they received your manuscript. The best thing to do while waiting is to try to forget about the manuscript under consideration and work on your next book !

What is a picture book dummy?

What is a picture book dummy?

A picture book dummy is a mockup of the finished book. (Of course, this is your chance to impress the editor and get a great portfolio piece. Don't hold back on your book-crafting skills!) It should be done at about the size you envision the finished book. It can be black and white or color sketches and must be the correct number of pages. Most picture books are 32 pages including front matter (title page, copyright and publishing information.) You should paste or type the text onto the pages. A publisher will use this dummy to see how well your book flows. There are many helpful books on creating picture books that include sections on making picture book dummies. My favorite is Uri Shulevitz's "Writing with Pictures."

What is a picture book dummy?

What is a picture book dummy?

The dummy book is a rough mock-up for a picture book, as visualised at this stage by the creator. They can be made for the creator's own purposes as part of the development process, but also as the final submission to a publisher.

How do I put clothing on Kick Dummy?

How do I put clothing on Kick Dummy?

Dressing your Kick Dummy is optional. If you want your Dummy to wear shorts or cut-off jeans then you must put them on the Dummy before you inflate it. Put shorts on your Dummy in an deflated state and then inflate. Please note that the shorts shown in the video and pictures on the website are not included with the product.

What's on the DVD?

What's on the DVD?

The DVD is an instructional guide that leads you through the moves step by step. Once you have been instructed in the correct actions it is necessary to practice the moves. The DVD includes a great 3 minute routine which forms the basis of your day to day practice. Follow along for just two weeks and you will have learned these moves and made them your automatic response.

Do I need a pump to inflate Kick Dummy?

Do I need a pump to inflate Kick Dummy?

It is not necessary to use a pump. It only takes a couple of minutes of continuous 'puff' to inflate fully.

Will the Kick Dummy fall over?

Will the Kick Dummy fall over?

The water based feet mean you can hit, kick or punch the Dummy it will absorb the impact and then immediately right itself. The Kick Dummy will not 'fall over'. However, it can be made to lie down for storage. Lie the Kick Dummy flat and it will stay in place. Ideal to store it away behind a sofa.

How tough is Kick Dummy? Will it split?

How tough is Kick Dummy? Will it split?

I still have my original Kick Dummy which I made nearly 2 years ago. It's still standing and it's taken some real punishment.