The Weekly 411 (9/30/16)

© Tom Parker

Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, issue #40

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This week we are pleased to feature Marisa Moss, Publisher of Creston Books, in the Publisher Spotlight. Be sure to enter her giveaway of her latest book, A SOLDIER'S SECRET: THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY OF SARAH EMMA EDMONDS, A CIVIL WAR HERO.

For Writers

The Power of Voice


NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)
What: Write the first draft of your novel in one month.


PiBoIdMo (Picture Book Idea Month) with Tara Lazar.
What:  Come up with one new picture book idea each day of the month. Now moved to January 2017. 

10 Things Authors Need to Stop Doing on Social Media Immediately

Submissions: Agents & Editors

The Top 25 Publishers for New Authors

Nov. 12-15 Iconic Holiday Hen contest

  • What: Submit a Holiday Hen illustration to the Hen & Ink  Literary Studio
  • Prize: Your hen displayed on Hen & Ink's website and an invitation to submit your portfolio/work to the agency