The Weekly 411 (6/25/21)
|© Kaz Windness|
June 25, 2021 vol. 26
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. This week's illustration is by Kaz Windness.
Agent Mary Cummings has opened her own literary agency, Great River Literary. Check out her new website to see her manuscript wish list and submission guidelines.
Author and Illustrator Spotlights
We are thrilled to feature author-illustrator Kaz Windness and her new graphic novel, If UR Stabby (Hermes Press), coming out July 20! Enter to win a copy!
In the Beginning: What Makes a Good Beginning? (Richard Peck)
The Value of Friendship in Storytelling
How to Choose an Idea for a Novel
How to Raise the Stakes in Your Novel
- What: A UK-based rolling competition for aspiring authors writing for children or young adults with the aim to create opportunities for emerging authors of children’s fiction. Three categories: Best Bedtime Story (submissions open 10th May, close 16th August), Best Novel Opening for Children or YA (submissions open 20th August, close 22nd November) and Best Short Story for Children or YA (submissions open 1st December, close 1st March 2022).
- Who: writers 16 years or older
- Fee: £9 (Best Bedtime Story), £11 (Best Novel Opening), £10 (Best Short Story)
- Prizes: publication in anthology and £500 cash in each category
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