The Weekly 411 (10/12/18)

© Zara Gonz├ílez Hoang

Oct. 12, 2018 vol. 41


The Weekly 411 gathers all the links added to Kidlit411 each week. To receive this post by email, sign up for our email updates. Are you on Facebook? Join our Kidlit411 group for conversations & camaraderie


AGENT NEWS


Meet the agent: Queressa Robinson of Nelson Literary Agency, who is building her YA, MG and adult lists

New Literary Agent Alert: Jennifer Grimaldi of Chalberg & Sussman: Seeks YA

New Literary Agent Alert: Britt Siess of Martin Literary & Media Management: Seeks MG


ILLUSTRATOR SPOTLIGHT


We are pleased to feature picture book illustrator Zara Gonz├ílez Hoang and her new book, THREAD OF LOVE, by Kabir Sehgal and Surishtha Sehgal (Beach Lane Books, Oct. 16, 2018). Enter to win a copy!



Contests & Awards

Jan 8 The Book Illustration Competition 2019

  • What:  submit three illustrations and a binding design for HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE
  • Who: any illustrator over 18
  • Prize: a commission, worth £5,000, to complete a total of nine illustrations and a binding design for the book, which will be published by The Folio Society in 2019. Five shortlisted entries will each receive £500 cash.

The Anatomy of a Book Cover: A Guide to Authors




Picture Book Basics - Understanding Format


Pacing Picture Books


QUIET + AN INTERVIEW WITH TOMIE DEPAOLA






GUEST POST: "On Pacing " by Chris Eboch


Writing Your Middle-Grade Character (aka The Center of Her Universe)










SUPPORT KIDLIT411

If you enjoy this weekly update or our Facebook group of fellow authors and illustrators, please consider supporting Kidlit411. Any amount is appreciated. $12 is the equivalent of $1/month and $24 is $2/month.

  


Get this weekly update by email each Friday. We collect your email to send you the update and new posts when they go up.




No comments:

Post a Comment

Template developed by Confluent Forms LLC; more resources at BlogXpertise