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1. Waiting to Hear Back

If you haven't heard back from an editor or agent, here are some thing you can do. 

http://www.elawreads.com/blog/2014/9/30/the-art-of-following-up-5-things-to-do-when-you-havent-heard-back-from-an-editor-or-agent

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2. New Children's Agent

Rachel Brooks from the L. Perkins Agency is looking for fun picture books in addition to novels.

http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2014/09/introducing-agent-rachel-brooks-from-l.html

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3. New Writer Mistake

The most common mistake new writers make is to rush to publication. 

http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2013/01/the-number-one-mistake-new-writers-make.html

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4. Hiring an Editor

Is it necessary for you to have your manuscript professionally edited before submitting? 

http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2014/07/should-you-hire-editor-before-querying.html

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5. Selling Your Picture Book

Here are some things to think about as you try to find a publisher for your picture book.

http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/how-to-sell-your-picture-book

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6. Overnight Success Stories

Most of the "landing an agent in a day" stories hide the years of work leading up to them. 

http://rateyourstory.blogspot.com/2014/05/how-i-landed-my-agent-meta-story.html

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7. Proofreading Matters

Of course, it's all about the writing, but if you don't proofread your query/manuscript, the reader may never finish your story. 

http://selfmadewriter.blogspot.com/2014/06/what-authors-should-know-proofreading.html

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8. The Role of an Agent

Having an agent does not guarantee a book sale. 

http://scotteagan.blogspot.com/2014/06/understanding-role-of-agent.html

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9. Writing Contests

Winning a writing contest can boost your confidence and maybe even lead to greater things. 

http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2014/06/guest-post-janci-patterson-on-writing.html

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10. Path to Publication

Here are some things to remember on your way to being published. 

http://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com/2014/07/nine-things-writers-need-to-know-before.html

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11. Agent Submissions

What your submission looks like to an agent's reader. 

http://writersinthestormblog.com/2014/07/what-i-learned-about-submissions-as-a-reader-for-an-agent/

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12. Types of Book Publishing

As shown by this chart, there are many paths to a published book.

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B3BkwFa5qpaIci1BYUViWFJpdGc/edit

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13. Submission Checklist

Double-check these before submitting. 

http://writersinthestormblog.com/2014/07/submission-tip-checklist-double-check-these-16-things-before-sending-your-book-out/

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14. Sidetracking Your Success

Sometimes we're out own worst enemies. 

http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2014/07/ten-dumb-things-writers-do-to-sidetrack.html

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15. How to be Easy to Work With

You don't want to be the difficult author no one wants to represent. 

http://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2014/08/10/agent-talk-7-ways-to-make-yourself-an-easy-author-to-work-with/

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16. Should You Blog Your Novel?

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

http://www.rachellegardner.com/2013/06/should-you-blog-your-novel/

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17. Luck

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

http://scotteagan.blogspot.com/2013/08/its-all-about-being-in-right-place-at.html

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18. Quiet Books

Some quiet books still get published. 

http://www.picturebookacademy.com/8/post/2013/07/marsha-diane-arnold-writes-about-in-defense-of-quiet-books-or-still-waters-run-deep.html

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19. Author-Illustrator Teams

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

http://kidlit.com/2010/06/14/working-as-an-author-and-illustrator-team-before-submission/

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20. When the Publishing Process Goes Awry

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

http://writerunboxed.com/2014/02/16/first-line-of-defense/

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21. Write the Whole Manuscript

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

http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/write-the-whole-book/

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22. Agents and Sales

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

http://scotteagan.blogspot.com/2014/03/having-agent-does-not-mean-automatic.html

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23. Tips on Writing a Synopsis

Here are some things to consider when writing a synopsis. 

http://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2014/03/19/tips-on-writing-a-synopsis/

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24. Slush Pile

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

http://katiaraina.wordpress.com/2014/03/28/the-realities-of-slush/

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25. Query Letters 101

Include all the information needed in a query letter, but make it short.

http://scotteagan.blogspot.com/2014/03/query-letters-101.html

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