Everything you ever wanted to know about Children’s Publishing*
*but were too afraid to ask
The awesome Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) Conference took place over the weekend. The exciting news is that there was a team of attractive bloggers (see picture below) covering the event and now, if you are interested in the world of children’s publishing, you can reap all the benefits!
Above: Lynda Calder, Alison Peters, Nathan Luff, Sheryl Gwyther, Wendy Fitzgerald
Publishers were there from Walker Books, Random House, Harper Collins, Five Mile Press, ABC Books, Penguin & more. There were agents, authors and illustrators galore.
The blog site can be found here: http://scbwiaustnzconferenceblog2012.blogspot.com.au/
And you can read heaps of stuff about the following topics:
- Going digital
- What publishers expect from authors
- What agents do
- Industry news: organisations, funding, awards & more
- How to market your book
- What the world is publishing
- Using social media
- Creating book apps
Perhaps you’re interested in the following areas:
- Realistic fiction
- Historic fiction
- Picture books
- Education book market
What are you waiting for? Get reading!