The Weekly 411 (7/25/14)

© Lori Ann Levy-Holm

July 25, 2014, Issue #29

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This week KidLit411 is proud to feature the incredibly talented Paula Yoo in the Author Spotlight and Lori Ann Levy-Holm in the Illustrator Spotlight.


Agent Alert: Jill Corcoran is now open to submissions: seeking Middle Grade and Chapter Books- Jill Corcoran Literary Agency

Agent Jennifer Laughran (@literaticat) is open to MG & YA queries. 

July 30 Dear Lucky Agent Contest
  • What: submit the first 150-200 words of an unpublished MG novel
  • Prize: critique of the first 10 pages of your manuscript from the agent-judge (Peter Knapp, Park Literary Group), and 1 year subscription to Writer's Digest

How Long Does It Take to Get Published?

22 Lessons From Stephen King on How to Be a Great Writer

Opportunities for Writers: Over 90 competitions, publication opportunities, fellowships and more

11 Things Every Writer Should Know About Copyrights

Ten Tips for Promoting Your Book on Twitter