The Weekly 411 (2/12/21)
|© John Ledda|
Feb. 12, 2021 vol. 7
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 John Ledda.
Feast on Amazing Kidlit: Links to the ALA Youth Media Awards 2021
We are thrilled to feature long-time Kidlit411 friend and author Rajani LaRocca and her recent MG verse novel, Red, White, and Whole (Quill Tree Books) out now! Enter to win a copy!
|illustration © Vrinda Zaveri, design by Erin Fitzsimmons|
We are excited to feature author Melanie Ellsworth and her debut picture book, Hip, Hip... Beret! illustrated by Morena Forza (HMH Books for Young Readers), out on Feb. 23. Enter to win a copy!
We are excited to feature author Louisa Onomé and her Young Adult novel, LIKE HOME! (Delacorte Press) out Feb. 23. Enter to win a copy!
|© Bex Glendining|
12 Empowering Podcasts for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
What is the Writer's Voice? How Do You Find Your Writing Voice?
Cut it Out: Self-Editing Basics
Emma Dryden on Putting Your Internal Editor in a Time Out *previously featured on KidLit411
How to Revise Your Novel in a Single Month
How to Revise a First Draft (5 Novel Revision Tips)
Classic Picture Book Structure: Easy Breakdown
Every Picture Book Author Should Make a Storyboard
Picture Book Focus: Top Tips for Revision (The Little Stuff)
Feb. 17, 8-9:15 p.m. ET Inked Voices Webinar: No Nonsense Revision, with Sean McCarthy Literary Agent Sean McCarthy will discuss ways to determine when your manuscript is ready for revision; different approaches (from tearing it down to the bones to hand-polishing) and when to use them; and tips for using feedback to guide revision. Sean will share client examples to show the evolution of a book after being shared with him, changes with his feedback, and changes with editor revisions. This talk will focus on picture books, but the concepts will apply to writers in other categories.
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