The Weekly 411 (6/20/14)

© Jim Averbeck

June 20, 2104 Issue # 24

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AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR SPOTLIGHT

This week we feature Jim Averbeck in our Author-Illustrator Spotlight. Be sure to enter in his giveaway for a signed copy of his newest MG release, A HITCH AT THE FAIRMONT.


KIDLIT NEWS

Free Webinar #1: CBI & Karen Robertson present a free webinar on how to create a children's book app on Wed., June 25, 8:30 EDT/ 5:30 PDT.

Free Webinar #2: Children's author Chris Eboch debunks the five myths of writing for children and does Q&A, Wed. June 25, 1 p.m. EDT/ 10 a.m PDT


Agent news: Sheldon Fogelman Agency: Janine Le is building a list from PB to YA; Amy Stern is looking for clients; Sean McCarthy left at the end of 2013 and started his own agency, Sean McCarthy Literary Agency






All About the Offer Etiquette (And How to get a Fast Pass!)





4 Mistakes Even the Best Writers Make on Twitter

How To Make Sure You're Not Wasting Time On Social Media





Create Education Materials To Sell More Books- Marcie Colleen


71 Ways to Promote and Market Your Book





  • What: write a mystery story for children up to 750 words
  • Prize: $1000 or tuition to a Highlights Foundation Founders Workshop


July 21-Aug 15 Summer School with  Kami Kinard and Sudipta Bardan-Quallen 
What: Get craft-based writing advice on building character
Cost: Free
Diversity in Kidlit


Indie Publishing

2 comments:

  1. Am trying to get into the middle grade mystery market myself, so want to explore what Jim does. His latest book sounds pretty good - well, that's lame, isn't it? Really great! (Better)

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  2. I always enjoy reading this blog.
    But NOT as much as I might enjoy reading HITCH AT THE FAIRMONT :)

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