Everything you ever wanted to know about Children’s Publishing*

July 3rd, 2012 ยท No Comments »

*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!

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