Today I’m talking with Ale Díaz Bouza, an illustrator who also serves as the Regional Advisor for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators chapter in Spain, about publishing for young readers there.
Abigail Samoun is an agent, author and former editor with a distinguished career in children’s publishing. After meeting her in person at the Austin SCBWI Picture Book Retreat last fall, I had to share her insights with Cynsations readers.
You’re a writer, an agent and a former editor.
I’m excited to share Jacqueline Lipton‘s journey from lawyer to children’s writer to lliterary agent.
How and why did you become an agent?
I’ve been interested in agenting for a long time, after someone suggested it to me many years ago as a way to merge my interests in law and business with my interests in writing and publishing.
By Lindsey Lane
When an author or an illustrator gets the news that their book is going out of print (OP) or out of stock (OS), it is a blow. A tragedy. It feels like a death in the family. After all, a book is a creation, something that sprang from our imaginations,
I’ve been thinking a lot about page turns in picture books recently, and all of the amazing things they can do, including:
- Show the passage of time
- Create humor
- Dictate pacing
Show the passage of time
Using page turns to show the passage of time is probably the usage that everybody is familiar with.
Thanks to Gayleen and Cyn for having us on Cynsations. It’s always such a pleasure to be here!
Today, I have asked my agent and friend, Stacey Glick to join me to discuss the Middle Grade series proposal.
Stacey is Vice President at Dystel, Continue Reading Guest Post: Author Deborah Lytton & Agent Stacey Glick on Middle Grade Series Proposals »
Agent Penny Holroyde started her career in publishing over twenty years ago working in the rights department at Walker Books and selling picture book co-editions across the world.
Note: Gemma Cooper and Robin Stevens were interviewed by SCBWI Netherlands Regional Advisor Melanie Rook Welfing for the upcoming SCBWI Europolitan conference. This is the second in a series of six articles.
Gemma Cooper started her publishing career in New York,
By Traci Sorell
I had no idea how beneficial an agent could be when I attended my first SCBWI conference in October 2013.
I quickly realized how much about the industry I did not know.
I began to network with other children’s writers,
Acquired Rights from Harper.
Remembering George McHugh Nicholson from Children’s Book Council. Peek:
“Soon after Nicholson moved to New York City in 1959,