Oh, I hate that I only have time for 3 this week. There were so many titles I loved. So many manuscripts I wanted to read -proving I need to do this more often. But I’m absolutely thrilled with the winners. And I’ll have you know that the selection process was extremely official. My husband,… Read more »
Tools for the Taking
I’m playing with the Publishometer from Editorial Anonymous. I so adore objective ranking systems that I can manipulate as my ego permits. Ah, to be Paris Hilton for a day … but that might eject me from the kidlitosphere for good.
You might want to take a look at Sudipta’s list before Peek Week. Rule #5 is my favorite.
Picture Book Peek Week #2 is coming July 20th. Is your manuscript ready? Check out this helpful video.
Back by popular demand: Picture Book Peek WeekFree critiques of select PB manuscripts – including those wretched rhymers (Yup, 3 of my upcoming PBs are written in verse!) Peek Week #2 begins July 20th. I’ve changed up the format a bit. Here’s how it will work: Sign up for a critique by entering your FULL… Read more »
No need for fancy methods or specialized software. Sometimes we need the simplest of reminders.
5 Page Critique from Author Jean Reidy Posted using ShareThis
NEW! 5 Page Critique from Author Jean Reidy Posted using ShareThis
I just finished my last critique for PB Peek Week #1. What fun to read and analyze 7 totally unique manuscripts. Hurray for all the participating children’s writers!! What a stellar group. After reviewing my letters to the authors, I’ve found some recurring comments that I thought might be helpful to note and share. Here… Read more »
Oh wow! So many titles and perhaps more to come. And they all sound like winners to me. I’m so honored that you all took advantage of my humble offer. And I loved that you had your pointers poised on that send button right at noon Eastern Time. Just so you know, the time stamp… Read more »