The Weekly 411 (6/22/18)

© Scott Brundage

June 22, 2018 vol. 25

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Today we are excited to feature middle-grade author Samantha M. Clark and her new book, THE BOY, THE BOAT AND THE BEAST (Paula Wiseman Books/Simon & Schuster, June 26, 2018) 
Be sure to enter to win a copy.

design by Laurent Linn
cover art & interior illustrations © Justin Hernandez

We also feature illustrator Scott Brundage and his debut picture book, A IS FOR ASTRONAUT, written by Clayton Anderson (Sleeping Bear Press).  Enter to win a copy! 

Is Your Query Letter Ready for Submission? (A Diagram)

How to Start Revising that First Draft - Harold Underdown

A Peek At Pacing: 12 Picture Books I Love

Picture Books 101: Alison Hughes

Seven Steps to Picture Book Success

7 Ways to Structure Your Picture Book

4 Common Elements of a Successful Picture Book: Fuse 8

Oct. 19-21 Edit It and Get It MG & YA retreat with award-winning author Gary Schmidt; Krista Vitola, Senior Editor with Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Julia Macguire, Editor with Knopf, Books for Young Readers; Jess Regel, Agent with Foundry Media; Heather Flaherty, Agent with The Bent Agency; Reading with Donna Gephart (Ft. Lauderdale).

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