Editor critiques are invaluable in many ways. They offer insights and takeaways that if we’re open to receiving them, they can improve our stories and lead to publishing contracts in unexpected ways. Some of the best ways to meet editors who are actively looking to acquire new manuscripts are face-to-face or virtually at the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrator (SCBWI) conferences,
Candy’s book is The Stars Beckoned: Edward White’s Amazing Walk in Space,
Note: This is part of a series focusing on the Bologna Children’s Bookfair.
Since 1978, Doug Cushman has illustrated over 130 children’s books, 30 or so of which he wrote as well.
Among his many honors,