Interested in writing for children? Don’t miss this great post on literary agent Jill Corcoran’s blog. While you’re there, check out other useful information for writers. I have heard her speak at conferences. Writers who have her as an agent are very lucky. She is warm, honest, and experienced.
Picture book friends, attention! Here’s some great advice cleverly framed.
Here’s another in a terrific series of posts summarizing basic plots on The Write Practice blog. For a quick review of the bottom line of storytelling, take an hour or so and review the basic plots covered on the site. It may save you years of learning the hard way.
Read more about 2013 BEA news for writers of middle grade novels, picture books, and YA by clicking on the link below.
If you are interested in writing a series for kids, read this excellent blog post from an author who knows how it’s done.
Here’s some good news about one branch of publishing.
Here’s an interview with a top literary agent about the first five pages of your novel. Amy Boggs is currently open to queries. See her preferences on the Donald Maass Literary Agency site. (Also, be sure to read The Fire in Fiction by Donald Maass. It’s amazing!)
This new agent may be just the partner you are looking for. She is seeking picture books, early readers, and other books for children. Read about her on WritersDigest.com!
Here’s a great post from “The Write Practice” blog about a basic decision. When you have something to share with the world, should you choose fiction or nonfiction? Click on the link below to read the advantages and disadvantages for each.
A market for novellas and shorter nonfiction works at Amazon Singles. Read about it at the Authors Guild site.