How to break into book illustration

Getting into book illustration is one of the best ways to broadcast your skills to the world. You may think graduating from uni and jumping straight into a book deal is a bit of a pipe dream. Be under no illusion, it's a competitive industry.

But the pipe dream is possible. If you don't mind a few (okay, numerous) late nights, being proactive and gritting your teeth through rejections, you could be sketching your first book in no time. So here's some advice from three experts on getting into book illustration.

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