The Weekly 411 (9/26/14)

© Brian Won

Sept. 26, 2014, Issue #38

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New Agent Alert: Lana Popovic of Chalberg & Sussman: Seeks MG and YA


This week we feature the fun and talented Brian Won in the Author-Illustrator Spotlight.

The Top 7 Things Every Aspiring Author's Website Must Have

90 Things to Know About Your Characters Before Writing

How Do You Know When Your Manuscript Is Ready?

To Boldly Revise As Others Have Revised Before

100+ Character Driven Picture Books

10 Tips For Writing Children's Picture Books

Writing Picture Books: The Basics

Promotion 101: Business of Illustration

Picture Book Illustrator's Directory

10 Ways to Defeat Obscurity: Tips for Authors Who Want to Get Noticed (Infographic)

The 9 Most Powerful Blog Promotion Tactics (Video)

Editing Without an Editor Webinar:  Do you have a manuscript--picture book, novel, or nonfiction--that needs work? Do you wish you could learn techniques that would help you revise not only this manuscript, but future ones?

October-November 2014

Dates: Evenings, October 30, November 6, 13, and 20. "Bonus track" discussion session: December 4

Early bird discount through October 1

Limited to 100 live participants