The Weekly 411 (2/27/15)

© Mette Engell

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, Issue #9

The Weekly 411 gathers all the links added to this site each week. To receive this post by email, sign up for our updates. If you have links to share, please email them to 



This week's author-illustrator in the spotlight is Jed Alexander and our illustrator is Mette Engel.

The Acquisition Process by Harold Underdown

Molly Idle: Putting Together a Prize Winning Portfolio

Graphic Novel imprint First Second's Submission Guidelines

Giuseppe Castellano's Art Tips Blog

Design 100 Somethings - Jake Parker challenges you to create 100 versions of something as a way to improve your art

Inktober 31 - a monthly ink drawing challenge

The Best LGBT Children's Books: A Sweet and Assuring Celebration of Diversity and Difference

Best Books by or About American Indians

Perceptions of Diversity in Book Reviews

I'm Here, I'm Queer, What the Hell do I Read? (Lee Wind's blog)

We Need Diverse Books - home of the campaign

Simply Messing About - blog of four illustrators, Tracy Bishop, Christina Forshay, Renee Korilla, Laura Zarrin, sharing illustration tips and art

Penny Klostermann's A Great Nephew and a Great Aunt Series- monthly posts along with interviews.

Mondays with Mandy or Mira  Great craft info on writing picture books

Literary Agent Soundoff: Query Letter Basics

How to Create Picture Book eBooks

Mentor Texts for Writers by Marcie Flinchum Atkins

FREE Webinar on March 13, 5:30 p.m. PSTThe New Publisher Paradigm: Getting Published with Small, Indie, Self, and e-Publishing.

How to Self Publish or become an Indie Publisher with Crowdfunding (Children's Book Academy class with Jed Alexander and Mira Reisberg on how to self-publish or become an independent quality publisher at no financial risk) Begins March 23, 2015.

Words and Pictures: Online Magazine for SCBWI British Isles Magazine

The International Illustrator

Mar. 11  #PitMad, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST
  • What: Brenda Drake's Twitter pitch party where you pitch your completed manuscripts
  • Prize: Agents who are interested in your pitch may ask you to query or submit to them

No comments:

Post a Comment

Template developed by Confluent Forms LLC; more resources at BlogXpertise