The Weekly 411 (6/16/17)

© Charles Santoso

June 16,  2017, vol. 24

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Registration for the Picture Book Summit is now open (Oct. 7, 2017)! Participate in a full day of picture book learning, with luminaries like Tomie de Paola, Carole Boston Weatherford, and Adam Rex; live craft workshops; and agent and editor interviews.


Today we feature illustrator Charles Santoso, illustrator of many picture books, including the acclaimed IDA, ALWAYS, by Caron Levis (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016). Be sure to enter his giveaway for the book!

Submissions: Agents & Editors

How to Research a Literary Agent

Is it YA or NA?

How to Write a Lyrical Picture Book: A Self Study by Tina Cho

As you know, we add new links every week. Here is a small sampling of the hundreds of evergreen articles and resources from our website.

Picture Book Publishers 101 - features profiles of publishers (found in our Submissions: Agents & Editors page)

Your Biggest Book Marketing or Platform Building Roadblocks--And How to Overcome Them - from our Marketing & Creating a Platform page

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  1. Love hearing about the process for illustrators! This book is wonderful. Great job!

  2. I love the artwork in this book, Charles!


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