In my travels over the interwebs, I came across The Manuscript Academy, a website partnered with Manuscript Wish List, that provides classes and conferences that
Goodreads is the best method I’ve found to keep track of my reading. This site can also help you discover new books to read. There’ll
by Josh Funk *This article was originally posted on 24 Carrot Writing. Marketing. What are my thoughts on marketing a picture book? Where do I
Do you have a complete Young Adult or Middle Grade Manuscript? Are you still stuck on edits? Do you need a hand to get you
Like every industry, the publishing industry has a set of rules. Rules which both publishers and agents expect authors to follow. Many amazingly written manuscripts
Josh Funk had two picture book releases in the last 8 days (PIRASAURS! and DEAR DRAGON) – and today he shares how he’s gone about promoting them.
I’m a little late to the party, but, Instagram might be my new favorite thing on the internet. I’m often flummoxed about what to tweet
Josh Funk, author of Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast, knows more about being an author than how to cook up a great picture book.
Some of my favorite ideas come in the shower, waiting for the conditioner to work its magic. So there I was, trying to brainstorm new
Do you have a completed manuscript? Have you been subbing it to agents, but have not found the perfect fit yet? There’s a new and
REMEMBER, NOBODY BUYS A BOOK THEY HAVEN’T HEARD OF.* Read this interview with children’s book marketing expert, Deborah Sloan, to find out how to get
By Paul Czajak [UPDATE: Scarletta has been rebranded as Mighty Media Press.] Those of you who know me know that I have been very lucky
I recently completed an online professional development class for art teachers called Tech Ready Teacher. Each week we explored another online resource that art teachers
It’s hard to get up the nerve to network. But networking is so incredibly helpful on the road to publication. Don’t get me wrong, you