I've promoted my own work, but not the work of others. I've never experienced the thrill of helping to establish another author's career.
Spend time reading picture books...But don't just read them--think about them. Take notes. Study why one works for you and another doesn't. This is good training before starting to write and should continue throughout your career. (p. 19)More...
on the web...
Random House explains what publishers do
on this blog...
Interview with Ronsdale Press
Interview with Michelle Halket of Central Avenue Publishing
Self-publishing, traditional publishing--pick one
Next post (April 4): Sometimes it feels overwhelming. Sometimes we don't know how. Sometimes we're blocked by self-doubt. But we have to try. We have to try because sharing books with children is so very important. In my next post, I share a true story of when I overcame to reach this goal.
Sharing my author journey...
How do you introduce your characters to your readers. There are so many fun ways. This week I found another.
A character in the novel I'm currently writing is from Newfoundland. I found some very cool sites that educated me on (and reminded me of) the Newfoundland dialect.
Do your characters have a ethic, cultural or... background?
Use a search engine to learn more about their dialect.
Maybe I can just slip this in, at the bottom here and it won't be noticed.
March, 2014: 8
March, 2015: 9
March, 2016: 2
Excuse: The focus of my work has changed from submitting to re-writing a novel.