The Weekly 411 (11/23/18)

© Maral Sassouni

Nov. 23, 2018 vol. 47

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


KIDLIT NEWS


Notes from The Bookseller Children's Conference - info about sales figures of children's books in the UK and globally 

"Proud Fierce Papa Bear" - The Speech - author Bill Konigsberg speaks out against homophobia expressed at a NCTE panel

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT



This week we are thrilled to present debut picture book author, Rachel Noble and her picture book, FINN'S FEATHER, illustrated by Zoey Abbott (Enchanted Lion, June 12, 2018). Enter to win a copy!





Contests & Awards


Most Popular Twitter Pitch Parties



How to Choose Your Story's Plot Points


The Four Main Types of Epic Antagonists


Negative Trait Thesaurus


Conquering Your First Draft



New in Nineteen: debut trade PB authors & illustrators in 2019 #newin19




Nov. 30 12 p.m. EST Finding an Agent: Making a Match with Carrie Pearson A live webinar focusing on finding the right agent: is your MS ready? how many agents should you submit to? what are querying best practices? and more. ($15 for SCBWI members)




How to Level Up Our Writing



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