The Weekly 411 (3/13/15)

© Akiko White


Friday, March 13, 2015, Issue #11

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KIDLIT NEWS


The SCBWI Golden Kite winners for 2015 were announced.

Publishers Weekly reports that children's book sales soared 20% in 2014.

AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR SPOTLIGHT


This week we feature author Carol Gordon Ekster and illustrator Akiko White (who illustrates in cake). They are both giving away goodies!




For Illustrators

Show off Your Stuff



How to Make a Picture Book "Re-Readable"




Nonfiction or Informational? What's the Difference




Mar. 16  Picture Book Contest (from the people who bring you Sun v. Snow)
  • What: submit up to two picture book pitches
  • Prizes: six agents will review the pitches and may request submissions

Why (Most) Authors Don't Need a Facebook Page


Navigating the Forest of Forest of Feedback: 8 Ways to Recognize Helpful Criticism (and how to Ignore the Rest)




5 Tips on How to Write a Novel Synopsis

Ask a Picture Book Editor: How to Submit a Cover Letter

#NLA Query Tip 




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