The Weekly 411 (2/13/15)

© Tomie de Paola

Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, Issue #7

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The Ezra Jack Keats Awards were announced: Chieri Uegaki for HANA HASHIMOTO, SIXTH VIOLIN (writing) and Chris Haughton for SHHH! WE HAVE A PLAN (illustration).

New Literary Agent Alert: Sarah Nagel of Writers House- Seeks MG and YA,

We have a special Valentine surprise! Tomie dePaola

Writing Courses

Feb 18.  Picture Book Blueprint with Laura Backes. A 90-minute online workshop revealing the 7 secrets of success for picture book writing

Contests & Awards

A nice compilation of writers' grants: Funds for Writers

Social Media

Advanced Twitter Tips for Authors


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