The Weekly 411 (10/21/16)

© Sylvia Liu

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, issue #42

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This week KidLit411 is excited to feature the super talented, Josh Funk in the Author Spotlight and agent Mark Gottlieb from the Trident Media Group Literary Agency. Be sure to enter to win a copy of PIRASAURS from Josh Funk and a Golden Ticket opportunity from agent Mark Gottlieb!

Book Promotion: Do This, Not This

Josh Funk's Guide to Writing Picture Books

20 Dos and Don'ts by Mem Fox

Ten Essential Picture Book Elements

Common Themes in Middle Grade Books

Dear Editor: Smarter to NOT Rhyme My Picture Book?

Why I Write- Scholastic’s Andrea Davis Pinkney


  1. Thank you for all the good information and the giveaways are excellent, as usual!

  2. I look forward to reading this every week Elaine and Sylvia!


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