The Weekly 411 (5/24/19)
|© Christopher Silas Neal|
May 24, 2019 vol. 20
AUTHOR & AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR
We are excited to feature PB/MG author Rajani LaRocca and her debut novel, MIDSUMMER'S MAYHEM (Yellow Jacket/ Little Bee, June 11, 2019). Enter to win a copy!
|cover ©Rachel Suggs|
We also feature author-illustrator Christopher Silas Neal and his book, HOW DO I LOVE THEE, by Jennifer Adams (Balzer + Bray 2018), a re-invention of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnet 43. Enter to win a copy!
Characters are People Too: Bring Your Book to Life (Part 1)
Places are Important Too: Bring Your Story to Life (Part 2)
11 Secrets to Writing an Effective Character Description
How to Spot (and Kill) Your Mary Sue Characters
How to Edit Your Book Until it's "Finished"
Character Checklist- Cheryl Klein
The Second Draft
- What: submit a mock up of a picture book reflecting the diversity of this country
- Who: unpublished and un-agented illustrators and artists, U.S. residents
- Prize: $1500, roundtrip ticket to New York City, and a one-day mentorship at Little Brown with editors, designers, and artist mentor Grace Lin
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