The Weekly 411 (8/25/17)

© Patrice Barton

Aug. 25,  2017, vol. 34

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Today, August 25 is the last day to sign up for the Early Bird Discount for the Picture Book Summit, taking place on Oct. 7, a one-day online conference for picture book writers.

The New York Times bestseller list revised its #1 YA listing after Twitter sleuths proved list-fixing shenanigans. 

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This week we feature author Melissa Roske and her debut MG novel, KAT GREENE COMES CLEAN (Charlesbridge). Be sure to enter to win a copy.

We also feature illustrator Patrice Barton and her latest PB, HELLO GOODBYE DOG, written by Maria Gianferrari (Roaring Brook Press). Enter to win a copy.

Inked Voices Webinar- Learn to keep a focused narrative structure for a winning picture book manuscript with Editor Emily Feinberg and KidLit411
When: Tuesday, September 19, 2017- 8:30 PM - 9:45 PM EDT What: Online Webinar
Cost: $25.00 or Free for Inked Voices Members

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Finding Time to Write or Draw: Tips for Busy Parents

The Book He Wasn't Supposed to Write

Four Tips on Finding Your Nonfiction Voice

Children's Picture Books: Swinging Toward Nonfiction

Pricing Your Illustration Work