The Weekly 411 (11/25/16)

© Joanie Stone

Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, issue #47

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We at Kidlit411 are thankful for your support and community all year. May you have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving weekend!

New agent alert: Elizabeth Copps of Maria Carvainas Agency, seeking MG, YA

New agent alert: Lorin Oberwerger has joined Adams Literary Agency


Our illustrator in the Spotlight this week is Joanie Stone. Be sure to enter her giveaway for a signed print!

For Writers

Writing in Third Person Omniscient vs. Third Person Limited

Editor Cheryl Klein & Magic Words

Book Promotion: Do This, Not That

The Great Agent Hunt: Eight Lessons Learned 

The Big Five U.S. Trade Publishers (infographic)

Feb. 23 #PBPitch

  • What: pitch your picture book premise on Twitter
  • Prize: attention from agents and requests for your MS

April 1  Graphix Publication Contest  (Scholastic imprint)

  • What: submit 12 pages of your graphic novel's art and text plus artist statement
  • Prize: up to 5 winners will receive a $15,000 publication contract