Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Reading Your First Draft

Before you can revise your first draft, you have to read it.  #KidLitTips

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Strengthening Your Writer's Voice

We always hear that agents and editors are looking for a great voice, but how do you write that?  #KidLitTips

Monday, December 11, 2017

Young Adult Marketing

Young adults are choosing their own books, so you have to reach them where they are--on social media. #KidLitTips

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Picture Book Agents

Over 170 agents who accept picture books, including my own Liza Fleissig and Ginger Harris at the Liza Royce Agency. #KidLitTips

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Author Websites

These should appear somewhere on your author website homepage. #KidLitTips

Friday, December 8, 2017


There are four classic ways to end a story. #KidLitTips

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Nonfiction Mistakes

You'll want to avoid these nine mistakes when writing nonfiction. #KidLitTips

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Revise and Resubmit

What's involved when an agent requests a revise and resubmit, and how long can/should you take? #KidLitTips

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Point of View

It's important to choose the point of view that best serves your story. #KidLitTips

Monday, December 4, 2017


Here are five common, but easy to make, dialogue mistakes. #KidLitTips