The Weekly 411 (3/15/19)
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March 15, 2019 vol. 10
We are pleased to feature YA author Kip Wilson and her new book, WHITE ROSE (Versify-April 2, 2019) Be sure to enter to win a copy (will be mailed out mid-April)!
Economic World Building: How Class, Economy & Money Affect Your Characters
The Where of it All: Place and Story, a guest post by Kathi Appelt
Negative Trait Thesaurus
Middle Grade v. Young Adult (5 subcategories)
What Am I Writing? Young Adult vs. Middle Grade
New for New Readers: What (Exactly) IS an Early Reader?
Mar. 15-April 15 Application window for Highlights
- What: a 24-month mentorship including in person workshops (Session 1: Sept. 13-15, Session 2: March 15-17, 2020)
- Who: people of color or indigenous writers and illustrators pursuing publication
Spring Writing conference: 9 sessions with writing & marketing professionals As part of author Shaunta Grime's pre-order campaign for her book, THE ASTONISHING MAYBE, she is offering 9 webinars for those who pre-order her book, with agent Elizabeth Bennett of Transatlantic Agency, editor Liz Szabla at Feiwel & Friends, authors Ellen Hopkins, Judy Schachner, Grammar Girl Mignon Fogarty, marketing experts Jeff Goin, Tim Grahl, and many more.
Mar 19 PBParty
- What: submit your PB pitch, query, and first 50 pages
- Prize: 20 entries will be chosen for an agent round March 27-28
13 Tips for the Work-At-Home Author
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