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On-The Verge Emerging Voices AWARD

The SCBWI established the On-The-Verge Emerging Voices Award in 2012 with funding from Martin and Sue Schmitt of the 455 Foundation. The grant was created to foster the emergence of diverse voices in children’s books. 286 more words

Authors And Illustrators

Looking for a Fantastic Critique Service?: Picture Book Critiques from Danielle Davis

Have you written a picture book story? Are you looking for a professional critique of your manuscript? Have you considered a critique service, but were reluctant to give it a try? 200 more words

Children's Picture Books

Most Books Are Never Fact Checked! Let's Talk About Fact Checking in the Publishing Industry

“Believe nothing you read and only half of what you see.” This is an old adage that’s been around for years. Seems there is more truth to the first half of this statement than originally realized:) 1,828 more words

John R. Austin

Colorado Gold Nuggets, Writing Workshop Insights, Part II

I’m back with a few more gems from the RMFW Colorado Gold conference. You can read Part I, with brief notes from the craft workshops I attended, 289 more words


YA Authors are amoung the Top Earning Authors

This fun fall illustration was sent in and created by Lisa Fields.  She is an illustrator based out of New York City, who is represented by CATugeau Artist Agency.   624 more words


Nepotism, Millennials and the Literary World

I’ll admit, this blog is a bit behind in the literary review category. Reviews of this sort are time-consuming. But after reviewing the first two major literary journals, Poetry  975 more words



Published Early This Week

In our post titled, “Could this be Netflix? “ we wrote, “On our Purpose Page we observed that, “Just as the iPod changed the shape of the music industry, the entire book publishing industry, is on the brink of a paradigm change.” Now, two companies outside book publishing offer unlimited downloads of e-books for a flat monthly fee.” These companies are Oyster and Scribid. 923 more words

New Media