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Redwood (Hybrid): You’ve Written a Book, What’s Next?: Writing Queries, Strategizing Submissions, & Ways to Translate “No” to “Yes
September 17, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
You’ve Written a Book, What’s Next?: Writing Queries, Strategizing Submissions, & Ways to Translate “No” to “Yes”
Deborah Halverson shows beginners as well as advanced writers—published and pre-published—how to perfect their submission package and strategy. This presentation includes a master handout, sample query letters, and a quick-reference sheet for translating editorial feedback.
Deborah Halverson is the award-winning author of Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies and Writing New Adult Fiction, as well as numerous teen novels, books in a series for struggling readers, and a picture book. Formerly an editor at Harcourt Children’s Books and now a freelance editor specializing in picture books and Young Adult/Middle-Grade fiction and nonfiction, Deborah has been working with authors—bestsellers, veterans, debut, and aspiring—for twenty-five years. She is also the founder of the popular writers’ advice site DearEditor.com and serves on the advisory board for the UC San Diego Extension “Children’s Book Writing and Illustrating” certificate program.
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