The Weekly 411 (8/27/21)
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August 27, 2021 vol. 35
We are excited to feature author Anya Josephs and her young adult debut, Queen of All ( Zenith Publishing, June 2021). Enter to win a copy!
|Cover credit: L. Austen Johnson|
We are excited to feature author Kate Foster and her middle-grade debut, Paws (Walker Books, April 2021) Enter to win a copy!
|Cover design by Sarah Davis|
Picture Book Giveaway
What will I be if I’m someone other than me? Chameleon is curious about becoming someone new–a dazzling peacock? A powerful rhino? A fluffy koala? With encouragement from friends, chameleon camouflages as various animals within these colorfully clever pages. But, he can’t seem to find the right fit. Join chameleon on his adventure while guessing riddles, learning about animals, and discovering the importance of being true to yourself.
2023 Debuts: traditionally-published authors debuting in 2023
Sept 18 Writing the Graphic Novel with Drew Brokington. We will examine how a comic page works and how to use pages and panels for pacing. We will walk through the entire graphic novel process, from manuscript and thumbnail layouts to publication.
Sept. 1 8-9:30 pm ET The Possibility of Poetry: Considering Verse in Fiction, with Megan E. Freeman, at Inked Voices Have you experimented with poetry or contemplated writing a novel in verse? Megan E. Freeman (Alone) will help us explore differences between writing in verse and prose and play with possibilities for using poetry in your own work. A variety of middle grade and young adult works will be used as mentor texts.