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1. Editor Submission List

Agents work carefully to create a list of where they will send your book.

http://literaticat.blogspot.com/2011/02/crafting-editor-submission-list.html

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2. Starting Out

Chronicle Books gives advice for writers new to the children's book business.

http://www.chroniclebooks.com/blog/2014/12/17/so-youve-written-a-childrens-book-now-what/

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3. On Submission

What actually happens when your agent says your manuscript is on submission?

http://katiemccoach.com/taking-feedback-what-to-do-with-your-edit-letter/

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4. Online Presence

What are editors and agents looking for when they research you online?

http://inkygirl.com/inkygirl-main/2014/12/10/survey-results-what-agents-editors-and-art-directors-look-fo.html

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5. On Submission

What actually happens when your agent says your book is "on submission."

http://literaticat.blogspot.com/2014/11/an-epic-post-about-submission-process.html

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6. Being an Easy Author

How can you show agents and editors you would be an easy author to work with?

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

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7. 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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8. 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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9. 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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10. 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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11. 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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12. Being Professional

What writing mistakes will signal to an agent or editor you're not professional? 

http://fromsarahwithjoy.blogspot.com/2014/09/top-7-mistakes-that-make-your-writing.html

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13. New Agent

Rich Richter has joined the Zachary Shuster Harmsworth Agency and represents picture books through new adult.

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/63934-rick-richter-joins-zachary-shuster-harmsworth-agency.html

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14. Submission List

Look behind the scenes at how an agent crafts a list of editors to submit to.

http://literaticat.blogspot.com/2011/02/crafting-editor-submission-list.html

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15. 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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16. 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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17. 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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18. 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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19. 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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20. 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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21. 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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22. 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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23. 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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24. 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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25. 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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