Writer's and Illustrator's Guide to Children's Book Publishers and Agents Who They Are! What They Want! And How to Win Them Over!

ISBN-10: 0761526862

ISBN-13: 9780761526865

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Ellen R. Shapiro

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Here is the ultimate writer's and illustrator's reference to hundreds of publishers, editors, and agents in the world of children's publishing. Inside is an up-to-date collection of names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and Web sites for the best of the best in the industry, plus all the critical basics you need to uncover the most promising publishing opportunities. You'll also find interviews and articles from insiders who reveal the secrets to big-time success in this ultracompetitive arena. Included are listings for more than: 250 book and magazine publishers and exactly what they want 500 children's book editors who will buy your work 100 children's book agents and artist reps and how to make them work for you 100 contests and awards to help you break into the business 100 of the best conferences and workshopsAt your fingertips is everything you need to get past the slush piles and into the hands of the real players of the children's publishing market, including guidance, resources, and inspiration that will make the process smooth and swift. With this book and your talent, you hold the keys to being published.
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

How to Get Published
Introduction: Publishing Secrets of the Pros
Selling Your Work From Author to Editor—Writing Cover Letters, Query Letters, and Proposals That Work
Linda Arms White Before Submitting, Apply This Final Checklist to Your Work
Laura Backes Why Authors Need to Know the Market
Laura Backes Researching the Market
Laura Backes Hunting Readers in a Bunny-Eat-Bunny World
Susan Salzman Raab The Craft of Writing Speak Easy: Developing Realistic Dialogue
Mary Anderson Characters Give Fiction a Firm Foundation
Laura Backes Animals: Handle with Care
Alexander Steele The Difference Between Middle Grade and Young Adult
Laura Backes The Honorable Art of Revision
Deborah Perlberg Being a Successful Artist Portfolio: Your Magic Book
David Niles Showing My Portfolio in NYCPhyllis Pollema-Cahill Getting a Rep
David Niles Legal Issues Publishing Contracts: Special Cases You Need to Know About
Lloyd L. Rich New Media Electronic Publishing—E-Books for Children?Moira Allen
Directory of Publishers and Editors About the Directory of Publishers and Editors
Book Publishers
Children's Magazine Publishers
Literary Agents and Artist Representatives About the Directory of Literary Agents and Artist Representatives
A Roundtable Discussion on Agents and Art Reps
Hosted by Ellen R Shapiro
Directory of Literary Agents and Artist Reps
Internet Research and Resources
Conferences, Workshops, and Programs
Awards & Contests
Books & Periodicals
Other Useful Resources (Artist Directories, General Resources)
Glossary of Terms
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