The Weekly 411 (05/01/15)

© Vicky Pratt

Friday, May 1, 2015, Issue #18

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This week we feature PB author Pat Zietlow Miller and illustrator Vicki Pratt.


10 Rules for Writing for Children

How Many Query Letters Does it Take to Get an Agent?

May 1  Petite ReViMo with Marcie Flinchum Atkins/Meg Miller 
What: Join others for a day of revising your ms. Marcie Flinchum Atkins will be the guest blogger. Now is a good time to shine up a story, send it off to your critique group, and get ready to revise. 

Top 20 Picture Book Agents 2015 -Agent Lori Kilkelly of Rodeen Literary is on this list, read her KidLit411 interview here.

Top 20 Middle Grade Agents 2015

Top 20 YA Agents 2015

July 9-12, 2015 Writing Yoga Retreat Spend time with poet, librarian, and yoga instructor Stephanie Lipsey and agent Linda Epstein, as well as two yoga instructors, for a weekend of workshops, consultations, and optional yoga. 
Have dinner with top editors and agents (this year: Justin Chanda, S&S, Jill Davis, Katherine Tegen Books/HC, Naomi Gibbs, Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt, and Connor Guy, Metropolitan Books/Mcmillan)  (Glen Cove, NY) (Glen Cove, NY) 


  1. Love Vicky Pratt's work. Whimsical, bright, gorgeous!

  2. Vicky Pratt's illustration at the top of this page is fantastic!!


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