The Weekly 411 (4/14/17)

© Lori Ann Levy-Holm

April 14,  2017, vol. 15

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This week we feature author Ruth Horowitz, whose book ARE WE STILL FRIENDS? (Scholastic) just came out. Be sure to enter in her giveaway for a copy.

Twitter Basics for Writers

Social Media Image Resizing Tool 

Oct 12-15, 2017 Better Books Marin An intensive craft-based workshop for MG & YA authors, with one-on-one mentor workshops with a stellar lineup: editor Emma Dryden, editor Harold Underdone, senior agent Stephen Frasier (Jennifer diChiara) and editor Tiffany Liao (Henry Holt Books). (Menlo Park, CA)

Oct 21, 2017 Rutgers One-on-One  A conference where you are paired one-on-one with an industry mentor (agent, editor, art director, or published author or illustrator). All genres and levels of writing for children (PB to YA) are welcome.  Applications are open and due by June 27.

9 Ways to Ruin a Writing Conference

The Writer's Match - a place for writers to connect

Agent Monday: 6 "To Do's" if You Write

7 Strategies for Revising Your Novel


  1. Are We Still Friends.... looks like an adorable book!

  2. Ruth's book looks wonderful. The title is so appropriate for what goes on between young friends.

  3. Love that this book has two distinct hooks -- the season and the friendship story.

  4. Harold Underdone???? Thanks for putting a smile on my face. Between the typo and the awesomely cute illustration, Lori, you made my day.

  5. I so enjoy these author spotlights and I love the weekly update. Wonderful!


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