The Weekly 411 (5/29/15)

© Yvonne Mes

Friday, May 29, 2015, Issue #22                                                                                   

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New Agent Alert: Amanda Rutter of Red Sofa Literary- Seeks YA

Book Expo America is happening now - follow it on Twitter (@BookExpoAmerica)


Our author in the spotlight is Gene G. Bradbury!

Contests & Awards

  • What: Submit an original, unpublished piece under 10,000 words
  • Who is eligible: anyone, $20 entry fee
  • Prize: $1000 and publication in Hunger Mountain: The VCFA Journal for the Arts
Aug. 15 Annual Pockets Fiction Contest
  • What: Submit a 750-1000 word story for a devotional magazine for children ages 6-12
  • Who: anyone with unpublished manuscripts; no previous winners
  • Prize: $500 and publication

LGBTQ Publishing: An LGBTQ Publishing Wish List

10 Apps to Help You Stay Focused on Writing

AR Book Finder - trying to figure out word counts of your favorite books? Plug in the title under the Advanced Search and you will get the word count. *Previously Posted*

Onomatopoeia Book- A wonderful free resource to download. *Previously Posted*

Picture Book Manuscripts and Illustrations


  1. I LOVE this big bad wolf, Yvonne! OMG! Soooo adorable and mischievous at the same time. Poor guy will never have a chance since there is no one else in the line up...GUILTY! :)


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