The Weekly 411 (3/27/20)

© Qing Zhuang

Mar. 27, 2020 vol. 13

The Weekly 411 gathers all the links added to Kidlit411 each week. To receive this post by email, sign up for our email updates. Are you on Facebook? Join our Kidlit411 group for conversations & camaraderie. This week's illustration is by Qing Zhuang.



We are excited to feature author Shannon Doleski and her middle-grade novel, MARY UNDERWATER (April 7, 2020 Amulet). 
Enter to win a copy!

Cover artist: Helen Musselwhite
Cover designer: Hana Anouk Nakamura 

We are excited to feature author Kelly Carey and her debut picture book, HOW LONG IS FOREVER? illustrated by Qing Zhuang, who is our featured illustrator! (Charlesbridge, April 7, 2020). 

We are also pleased to feature illustrator Qing Zhuang for the same book. Enter to win a copy!

April 2, 8:30 p.m. EST Inked Voices Webinar: (Un)Stuck in the Middle  Lorin Oberweger will present strategies to help keep promising early chapters from melting into a mushy middle. Bring your WIP and be prepared to explore methods for building your novel’s premise and story elements to make certain you’re creating the foundation for a rich work, filled with escalating stakes and complication and fully formed characters whose backstories, desires, and motivations are powerful enough to support a compelling narrative. Register:   Enter KidLit411 at checkout for 10% off.

April 20th-May 19th. Registration and details: 
Writers from diverse backgrounds can also apply for a free spot in this event through March 30th:

April 20- June 26 MG and YA Deep Feedback Workshop, with Sangeeta Mehta (Online) Workshop the first 15,000 words of your MG or YA novel in a small group of 4 writers plus Sangeete Mehta, a former in-house editor.  This workshop is geared toward writers with a complete novel who are revising to get their work ready to query and who are looking to take their writing and editing skills to the next level. 

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