The Weekly 411 (9/24/21)
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Sept. 24, 2021 vol. 39
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 J.C. McKee.
We are excited to feature author June CL Tan and her debut young adult novel, Jade Fire Gold (HarperTeen (October 12, 2021) Enter to win a copy!
We are pleased to feature author Jason R. Lady and his recent middle-grade novels, Monster Problems and Super Problems (Black Rose Writing 2019, 2020). Enter to win a copy of both!
The Comprehensive Guide to Finding, Hiring, and Working with an Editor
5 Steps to Writing Great Characters
7 Reasons Your Characters Feel Flat
How to Easily Write Incredible Characters
How Do I Format Texts in My Novel?
Top 10 Traits of a Compelling Middle Grade Hero
How Not to Write Middle Grade Fiction by Jackie Minniti
Joyce Dunbar's guide to writing picture books
Picture Books Openings and Why They Matter
Ten Top Picture Book Writing Tips
Contests & Awards
- What: a Twitter pitch party for picture book manuscripts
- Prizes: agent and editor interest in your manuscript
Oh Look! A Cake! The weekly 411 links provided today led me to reflection on my current WIP. Thank you! This helped to I continue to develop my canon of PBs that resonate with me AND led me to think more about character development. Hmmm… behind every strength lies a potential weakness.ReplyDelete
The books look wonderful, especially Those by Jason. Good luck to all!ReplyDelete