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1. Mistakes on the Road to Publication

Learn from a debut author what mistakes to avoid on your way to being published.


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2. When You Haven't Heard Back

What is appropriate to do when you've waited and waited and haven't heard back from an editor or agent?


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3. Trends in YA

You shouldn't write to a trend, but if you have a manuscript with a currently popular topic, now might be the time to submit it.


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4. When an Editor Wants to See More

When you're asked to submit another manuscript, don't feel like you have to wait a long time before doing so.


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5. Submission Checklist

Before you hit "send" or mail the envelope, here are some last minute things to check about your submission.


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6. Manuscript Wish List

Find out what specific types of manuscripts individual editors and agents are looking for.


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7. Being an Easy Author

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


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8. Starting Out

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


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9. Editor Submission List

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


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10. Submitting

You're finished and polished your manuscript, so now it's time to submit.


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11. Bad Advice

On your path to publication, you'll hear a lot of advice you should just ignore.


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12. Why Was Your Book Rejected?

Manuscripts are rejected for many reasons, often not related to the quality of the writing.


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13. Guaranteed Rejection

Here are some way to almost guarantee that an agent or editor will reject your manuscript.


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14. Writing Red Flags

What do you need to do to your manuscript to get it past the publishing gatekeepers?


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15. Selling Your Picture Book

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


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16. Hiring an Editor

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


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17. New Writer Mistake

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


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18. New Children's Agent

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


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19. Waiting to Hear Back

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


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20. Being Professional

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


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21. New Agent

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


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22. Submission List

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


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23. On Submission

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


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24. Online Presence

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


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25. On Submission

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


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