The Weeky 411 (5/27/16)

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Friday, May 27, 2016, Issue #22

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New agent alert: Lindsay Mealing of Emerald City Literary Agency, looking for YA


This week we feature picture book author, Peter Pearson, the world's foremost authority on the etiquette of eating an airplane.

Win a copy of his debut picture book, HOW TO EAT AN AIRPLANE!

Submissions: Agents & Editors

An Offer! (Agent Heather Alexander weighs in)

List of Middle Grade Agents & Agencies

Inspirational Things

4 Writing Routine Myths That Kill Creativity

Query Letters

Diana Toledo - Illustration & Education - a bilingual English-Spanish blog that provides great great writing & illustrating resources, including a roundup of links

July 11-24 Writing Novels for Kids and Teens Work with MG author Matthew Kirby, YA author Sara Zarr, YA editor Michael Strother (Simon Pulse) and kid lit agent Rachel Orr on the ins and outs of writing MG & YA. May 16 application deadline  (Cal State University Summer Arts program)

Writing Picture Book Texts

7 Tips on How to Write a Good Children's Book

Ten Essential Picture Book Elements