The Weekly 411 (10/9/15)

© Mishka Jaeger

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, Issue #41                                                                                  

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KIDLIT NEWS

The agents at The Bent Agency are open to submissions this month if you are an SCBWI member. 


Illustrators: Inktober is happening now! Join the fun.


Thinking of doing NaNoWriMo this year? Join a prep webcast on Wed, Oct. 14, 7 pm EST.



AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT

We are thrilled to feature best selling picture book author Sherri Duskey Rinker. Be sure to enter her giveaway for a bundle of books!


Oct. 15 #PBPitch
  • What: Twitter pitch contest for picture book writers
  • Prize: Attention from participating agents
Oct. 15 Nightmare on Query Street




  • What: Enter your query and first 250 words of your novel - any genre or age except picture books and erotica
  • Prize: 20 entries will be chosen to be posted for agents' perusal
Oct. 30 PreK Writing Contest
  • What: Submit an unpublished animal story geared to children ages 1-4 fewer than 500 words
  • Prizes: $650 1st place; $350 2nd place; $100 for 3rd, 4th, 5th places
  • Fee: reading fee of $19 per entry
Nov. 1   SCBWI British Isles Slush Pile Challenge
  • What: submit a synopsis and up to 750 word excerpt of a work for children (any age) highlighting a distinctive voice
  • Who: unagented SCBWI members, resident of UK
  • Judge: Amber Caraveo, Skylark Literary Agency
  • Prize: 30 minute consultation
Dec. 4 #PitMad
  • What: pitch your kid lit work, note new rules
  • Prize: agent requests for your work


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