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1. Writing Contests

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


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2. The Role of an Agent

Having an agent does not guarantee a book sale. 


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3. Slush Pile

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


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4. Query Letters 101

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


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5. Overnight Success Stories

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


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6. 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. 


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7. 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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8. Luck

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


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9. Quiet Books

Some quiet books still get published. 


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10. Author-Illustrator Teams

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


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11. When the Publishing Process Goes Awry

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


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12. Write the Whole Manuscript

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


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13. Agents and Sales

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


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14. Tips on Writing a Synopsis

Here are some things to consider when writing a synopsis. 


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15. Query Letter No-nos

Don't do these things in your query letter. 


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16. 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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17. Great Pitches

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


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18. Reasons for Rejection

What are the biggest reasons editors and agents say no?


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19. 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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20. Submission Guidelines

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


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21. Luck

How much of your journey toward publication depend on luck?


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22. Submissions

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


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23. Questions for Agents

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


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24. How Not to Get Published

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


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25. Agented Manuscripts That Don't Sell

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


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