Good News for Children’s Writers from BEA

Read more about 2013 BEA news for writers of middle grade novels, picture books, and YA by clicking on the link below.

Harold Underdown: “YA isn’t going away … print end of the publishing business is healthy” | Young People’s Pavilion.

Danielle Smith of Foreword Literary

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!

New Literary Agent Alert: Danielle Smith of Foreword Literary | WritersDigest.com.

Barry Goldblatt Represents Books for Children and Young Adults

An interview with Barry Goldblatt. He will be at Pikes Peak next weekend!

Literary Rambles: Agent Spotlight: Barry Goldblatt.

Do You Need a Literary Agent? What They Do and How to Get One

Don’t miss this great sample chapter from The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Publishing Children’s Books by Harold Underdown! It’s about agents. I highly recommend this book and also The Purple Crayon, Mr. Underdown’s authoritative, generous and informative site.

I Need an Agent.

Don’t Use Discussion Forums to Pitch Your New Book

I do not self-publish, but this article about writers in discussion forums is  for everyone. Thanks for drawing it to my attention, Julie Hedlund.

Forum Etiquette: Selling Your Book in Discussion Forums? Don’t!.

Find Out About Chapter Books and Early Readers

Here’s a great resource for writers of fiction for children.

Click on the link.

Kidlit · The Early Reader and Chapter Book Market.

Agent Questions and Answers from The Daily Dahlia

If you are looking for a literary agent, don’t miss this post. Dahlia Adler posed great questions to a number of agents.

Click on the link below to read what she found out.

Perpetual WIPs: Literary Agents « The Daily Dahlia.

You Know You’re a Children’s Writer When…

Here’s a giggle from Writing for Children’s Magazines. (This is, by the way, a very useful resource to bookmark.)

Writing for Children’s Magazines – An Ezine.