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Using Your Imagination. Writing to both Fiction & Nonfiction. Getting Great Advice... That's KidLit College

KIDLIT COLLEGE WRITERS & ILLUSTRATORS. We are online live with Claire Dorsett, Roaring Brook Press, tomorrow to discuss how to write that proposal that earns the contract. Come listen to the advice you need to add a little nonfiction lift to your writing plan this year. Clearly, it's...

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KIDLIT COLLEGE - Announcing our First Annual Chapter Book & Board Book Contest Winners

Hi All, I'm super excited to announce our winners of our First Annual KidLit College Chapter Boo & Board Book Contest Contest. While all good things take time, I apologize for the delay, but with so many excellent submissions, selecting a top three can be a tricky thing. This contest...

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First Pages, Nonfiction Class + New Crit-N-Chats with Senior Editor, Krista Vitola at Simon & Schuster & More

Hi All, Happy to announce that new Crit-n-chats opened today. Submit your Crit to Simon & Schuster Senior Editor, Krista Vitola on Sept 10, Chat Oct. 16-17. Submit your Crit to Bloomsbury Editor, Allison Moore on Oct. 1, and Chat on Nov. 13. Register quickly as these will fill...

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Take a course with an Editor, Agent & Sibert Medalist - New Nonfiction Ninja Unleashed!

Hi All, Happy writing weekend! We wanted to add to your excitement. Our next nonfiction course is just opening and it's an exceptional journey through our NONFICTION NINJA UNLEASHED course, working with the Sibert Medailist, Candy Fleming, Asst Editor at Macmillan, Claire Dorsett, and...

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New Nonfiction Courses, Webinars & Crit-N-Chats Open with Editors & Agents

Hi All, We're excited to announce KIDLIT COLLEGE - A First Pages Event with Expert Advice from Russell Busse, Little Brown Assistant Editor & Jill Corcoran, JCLA Founding Agent. FIRST PAGES: EDITOR + AGENT EXPERT ADVICE LIVE We've done first pages at conferences, and now I'd like to bring...

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Fabulous Crit-N-Chats Now Open & Fill Fast. Register Today to Hold Your Spot!

What better way to focus your editing this summer than starting with a fabulous Crit-N-Chat with an editor or agent? Then, add the bonus of having that opportunity to ask questions directly and clearly understand suggestions is huge and beneficial. Here's a look at who is taking Crit-N-Chats...

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KidLit College Crit-N-Chat Earn Contracts, New Chats Open

KidLit College Crit-N-Chats Lead Authors to Contracts I am always thrilled to learn when our Crit-N-Chats lead to publication. We've had many. Quite a few writers had their manuscripts requested following our critique from publishers like Little, Brown, Macmillan, Charlsbridge, Chronicle Books,...

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Two Editors. One Webinar on Writing Nonfiction. All the Info You Need + Submission Opportunity!

Two Editors, One Awesome Webinar on Writing Nonfiction. We have Emily Feinberg and Claire Dorsett Talking Live about Writing Nonfiction: What they love, what they look for, and what writers should do to prep their material, and we will make time for questions. Can you believe it? Not just...

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Concept: The Game Changer, An Agent-Editor Two-Perspective Webinar. Post to Win A Seat!

Concept, The Game Changer - An Editor-Agent Webinar on June 28th @ 8 PM EST We will, once again, host an agent-editor webinar that offers two perspectives on CONCEPT and it's importance. If you are writing and hoping to publish, this is your webinar. Concept is so vital to your writing and...

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Great Upcoming Events at KidLit College - Register Now!

Hi All, We are one day away from our webinar on Chapter Books with an editor and an agent! We will explore this genre category from two solid perspectives and it will be nothing less than fabulous. CHAPTER BOOK WEBINAR GOES LIVE TOMORROW Jenne Abramowitz, Scholastic Jill Corcoran, Jill...

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