Who chooses the illustrator for picture books?

Sometimes in my agent submissions, I’ll see query letters that state that the author doesn’t have an illustrator for their book. This is okay. In fact, it’s expected! If an author is not an author-illustrator shopping a book dummy, then the...

How quickly does an agent’s wishlist change?

A few weeks ago, I received a reader question asking about my wish list at BookEnds. Christine asked: I have a story that I believe, according to your interests on the article, you would be interested in, especially if you like [underdogs, strong female characters...
First Impressions: A First Page and Query Event

First Impressions: A First Page and Query Event

As a co-founder of Children’s Writers of the Hudson Valley, I’m thrilled to share news of our First Impressions: A First Page and Query Event happening on November 15, 2014 at St. James Church in Hyde Park, NY! Participants can submit either a first page...

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