The Weekly 411 (8/21/20)
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AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR SPOTLIGHTS
Today we are pleased to feature author Donna Barba Higuera and her debut middle grade novel, LUPE WONG WON'T DANCE (Levine Querido (September 8, 2020) Enter to win a copy!
|cover design by Mason London|
Today we are pleased to feature author Angela Burke Kunkel and her debut picture book, DIGGING FOR WORDS: JOSÉ ALBERTO GUTIÉRREZ AND THE LIBRARY HE BUILT, illustrated by Paola Escobar (Schwartz & Wade, Sept. 8, 2020). Enter to win a copy!
We are pleased to feature author-illustrator Katia Wish and her debut picture book, RACCOON'S PERFECT SNOWMAN (Sleeping Bear Press, July 2020). Enter to win a copy!
WIP: What's the Point
Be Very Careful with Dreams and Hallucinations in Novels
How Writers Should Choose Their Pseudonyms
How to Create the Best Virtual Author Event on the Planet
Debut Author Survival Guide #4: The Author Newsletter
- What: get help with your #Pitmad or #Divpit pitches (pitch, query + 25 first pages) from authors Akure Phénix and Kristen Lee by following & RTing the announcement tweet
- Prize: 2 authors will be chosen
Oct. 20 #Divpit
- What: Twitter pitch party for children & teen fiction/nonfiction
- Who: for self-identifying historically marginalized authors & illustrators
- Prize: attention from agents & editors with invitations to query
Oct. 3. Picture Book Summit A world-class online conference for picture book writers and illustrators, featuring keynotes and workshops from bestselling, award-winning authors and illustrators, plus other learning and networking opportunities for aspiring picture book authors around the globe, all from the comfort of home.