Howdy, folks! Hope you have had a chance to work on your writing this week. Keep digging and I'm sure you will find gold. The SCBWI Magazine Merit Awards were recently announced.
Lot of live query events going on over at Write-on-con (WOC). Next week, Monday, May 16 at 9 PM Eastern Time (That's 8 PM Central Time :) ) at WOC, Molly O'Neill, an Associate Editor at Katherine Tegan Books, Joanna Stampfel-Volpe, and Michelle Andelman of Regal Literary will show up for a live event. Check it out if you have a book to pitch.
Dial Books has a new vice-president of acquisition and development -- Jennifer Hunt. Check out the article.
Did you know that some literary agency are becoming publishing agencies too?
Ed Victor, an English based literary agency, has started publishing e-book and print-on-demand. Read about in PW.
Here is a round up of current best sellers:
The current Indiebound "Indie Bestsellers" list for Children's Interest.
Here are the current NY TIMES bestsellers for Children's Chapter Books and Picture Books.
Did you just receive a requested manuscript? Good for a smile.
I will toss out some more scratch next week. Keep writing.