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1. Slush Pile

Here's how a first reader describes the reality of the slush pile.


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2. Tips on Writing a Synopsis

Here are some things to consider when writing a synopsis. 


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3. Author-Illustrator Teams

How do you submit when you're working with another person as an author-illustrator team? 


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4. When the Publishing Process Goes Awry

It's not always smooth sailing to publication, even if you have an agent. 


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5. Write the Whole Manuscript

Why you need to finish your book before looking for an agent or publisher. 


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6. Agents and Sales

Just because you have an agent, that doesn't mean your manuscript will always sell. 


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7. Luck

How much of your journey toward publication depend on luck?


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8. Submissions

Acquiring a manuscript is about more than the quality of the work.


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9. Questions for Agents

Answers to the questions you were afraid or embarrassed to ask. 


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10. How Not to Get Published

Don't forget. There are always exceptions to every rule. 


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11. Agented Manuscripts That Don't Sell

What happens to the manuscript your agent can't sell? 


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12. Should You Blog Your Novel?

What are the pros and cons and posting your work-in-progress as you write it? 


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13. Luck

Sometimes getting published is about being in the right place at the right time. 


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14. Quiet Books

Some quiet books still get published. 


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15. Formatting Your Manuscript

Here's a refresher on proper manuscript formatting. 


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16. Writer's Resume

Every once in a while, a publisher will ask you for your writer's resume. Here's how to do it. 


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17. Small Presses

What are the pros and cons of publishing with a small press? 


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18. Quiet Books

Even if your book is quiet, it still needs to be interesting. 


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19. What takes so long?

What is it about publishing that makes it take year(s) before your book comes out?


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20. Query Letter No-nos

Don't do these things in your query letter. 


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21. Publishers Accepting Children's Books

These three incredibly useful web pages list publishers accepting children's books submissions along with a link to their guidelines.




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22. Great Pitches

The secrets to a great pitch lies in answering these questions.


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23. Reasons for Rejection

What are the biggest reasons editors and agents say no?


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24. How Not to Get a Book Deal

Don't do the things on this list if you ever want to get an agent or be published. 


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25. Submission Guidelines

This incredibly useful site provides links to the submission guidelines for Children's Book Council publishers. 


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