The Weekly 411 (12/1/17)
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Today's Author Spotlight is on Rebecca Colby, author of many children's books, including her recent books, CAPTAIN BLING’S CHRISTMAS PLUNDER illustrated by Rob McClurkan (Albert Whitman, 2017) and MOTOR GOOSE, illustrated by Jeff Kaminsky (Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan US, 2017). Enter to win your choice of either of these books.
Submissions: Editors & Agents
Professional Romance Novels Can Write 3000 Words a Day. Here's How They Do It.Contests & Awards
- What: Write a holiday story about a holiday surprise, less than 250 words and post it on your blog
- Prize: Goodies to be announced (in the past, they've included books, critiques, classes)
For Your Writing to Spark Fire in the Minds of Readers Ask These Questions
Inked Voices Webinar: "What to Expect from Your Agent"
Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 8:30-9:45pm. $22. Register-
John Cusick of Folio Literary Management will discuss how to get the most out of your author-agent relationship. Topics include: the best questions to ask before committing to an agent, the agent's role in your career, agent participation in sales and marketing, and communication strategies for authors.
Inked Voices Online Workshops
These are small group events with agents in which writers exchange peer critique, receive a written critique from the agent, and have one-on-one time to discuss their feedback with the agent in a group debrief call.
Picture Books and Easy Readers, with Sean McCarthy, Sean McCarthy Literary
Register- (1 spot left) or Apply for a free spot for writers from a diverse background by 12/10/17
Young Adult Fiction First 15 Pages, with Sarah LaPolla, Bradford Literary
January 10th- February 6th
Register or Apply for the free #ownvoices spot by 12/15/17
Middle Grade Fiction First 15 Pages, with Alex Slater, Trident Media Group
January 17th-February 13th
Register or Apply for the free #ownvoices spot by 1/2/17