The Weekly 411 (7/8/22)

© Michelle Jin Chang

 July 8, 2022 vol. 27

The Weekly 411 gathers all the links added to Kidlit411 each week. To receive this post by email, sign up for our email updatesAre you on Facebook? Join our Kidlit411 group for conversations and camaraderie. This week's illustration is by Michelle Jin Chang.

Author Spotlights

We are excited to feature author Elisa A. Bonnin and her debut young adult novel, Dauntless (Swoon Reads), out on Aug. 7, as well as her next YA novel, Stolen City (Swoon Reads, Sept. 20, 2022). Enter to win a copy of DAUNTLESS!

art © Sarah Gonzales

We are excited to feature author Lora Senf and her debut middle grade novel, The Clackity (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, June 2022) Enter to win a copy!

The cover illustrator is Alfredo C├íceres and the designer is Karyn Lee.

For Writers

It's About Time: Backstory, Flashback, and Chronology

What is Voice in Writing (Examples Included)

3 Questions to Make Sure You Aren't Missing Out on Important Scenes 

For Illustrators

Portfolio Day (Twitter promo #portfolio day next happening on July 12, 2022)


5 Research Tips for Writing Historical Fiction

Chapter Books

Writing Chapter Books by Cayuga Island Kids Author Judy Bradbury

Legal Resources for Creatives

Inspirational Things

Do You Have to Write Every Day? 10 Pros and Cons