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ICYMI: The Newbery Medal goes to “The Girl Who Drank the Moon” by Kelly Barnhill: http://ow.ly/Q3ID308gjGv
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Resources for children's book illustrators on my website, The Purple Crayon: http://www.underdown.org/illustrating-for-children.htm
Articles for children's book illustrators, on a children's book editor's site.
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Considering self-publishing? Read "Self-Publish or Not: Advice from a Traditional Publisher" http://ow.ly/M4YwE #pubtip
When to self-publish, and when not to: an editor points out the importance of knowing what must be done to publish successfully.
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Considering self-publishing? Read "Self-Publish or Not: Advice from a Traditional Publisher" http://ow.ly/M4YwE #pubtip
When to self-publish, and when not to: an editor points out the importance of knowing what must be done to publish successfully.
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See the 1st session recording: "Revising and Reshaping Your Novel or Chapter Book"
http://ow.ly/l3QP304f8SQ - (you can still register)
Description of a webinar that teaches techniques for revising and rebuilding novels and chapter books, broadcast live in fall 2016.
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If you write picture books, Ann Whitford Paul's "Writing Picture Books" is THE guide you need. My review: http://www.underdown.org/writing-picture-books-review.htm
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Free webinar January 25: The Unwritten: What You Don't Say When Writing a Picture Book. Register here: http://ow.ly/TtGo307UskH
Description of a webinar that explores reader response theory, and uses it to understand the 'unwritten' part of a picture book story.
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Kids Book Revisions has a newsletter about our upcoming events--workshops, retreats, conferences. Sign up here: http://ow.ly/th8EO
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Shopping for gifts? Check out my lists of award-winning children's books, plus info. about the awards: http://ow.ly/XtbsH
Information about award-winning children's books and the major children's book awards.
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October updates! Editor and publisher news on the Who's Moving Where page at The Purple Crayon: http://t.co/zAJnffnU7S
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Free video: "Reading Like an Editor" from "Revising and Reshaping Your Novel or Chapter Book" course--linked here: http://ow.ly/r3is304w3jU
Description of a webinar that teaches techniques for revising and rebuilding novels and chapter books, broadcast live in fall 2016.
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Registration closes today! "Revising and Reshaping Your Novel or Chapter Book"
http://ow.ly/l3QP304f8SQ - Starts tomorrow.
Description of a webinar that teaches techniques for revising and rebuilding novels and chapter books, broadcast live in fall 2016.
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A children's book editor's site, covering writing, illustrating, and publishing
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The Purple Crayon is a site run by Harold Underdown, a children's book editor.