The Weekly 411 (7/20/18)
|© Kathryn Ault Noble|
July 20, 2018 vol. 29
Today we are pleased to feature author Bree Barton and her debut YA novel, HEART OF THORNS (KT/HarperCollins 2018 July 31, 2018).Enter to win a copy!
|cover design © Joel Tippie|
We are also pleased to feature agent and author Lauren Spieller and her debut YA novel, YOUR DESTINATION IS ON THE LEFT (Simon & Schuster, June 2018). Enter to win a copy!
Ask Jami: How Can We Use Beat Sheets with Short Stories?
Award winning authors and illustrators Jan Reynolds and Ashley Wolff invite you to join them in Stowe, Vermont for a weekend of creativity and celebration, building publish-worthy children’s books. Between them, Jan and Ashley have 80 years of experience in the industry and are just bursting to share it with you. Enjoy gorgeous Stowe, when you will begin an idea, or submit finished work, to Jan and Ashley for personal feedback, and experience their insightful workshops, to polish your book. The bonds you will forge with the other authors at this event will last a lifetime, and these connections will carry you through future projects for years to come. Email or call Jan for details: janreynolds (at) pshift (dot) com
Oct. 12-14 Vermont Writers Roundtable Join experts Peter Lourie, Laura Backes and Steve Swinburne and an editor in a small high-level workshop for writing creative nonfiction. (South Londonderry, VT)
- What: apply for a $5000 WIP grant
- Who: writer of children's book or YA fiction in financial need with a previously published novel that has received good reviews but has not generated income to support oneself
- Prize: $5000
Querying a Complicated Book: Dissecting the Elephant
Agent Query: a searchable database of established literary agents
Association of Authors' Representatives: list of approved agents
FirstWriter.com searchable & category list of literary agents
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