- There is a Patreon to cover the costs of this podcast. Throw in a dollar and you just might win books, too. (Any extra funds raised will go to a scholarship for marginalized writers to attend conferences).
- SCBWI - The Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators
- Advice from Art Director Giuseppe Castellano and friends, for artists and authors attending SCBWI conferences
- The Big Sur Children's Writers Workshop -- my agency puts on this fantastic workshop every year in California. And this year there is a bonus East Coast version, too! September 2017, Cape Cod // December 2017, Big Sur
- Books Melissa discussed: LOVING vs VIRGINIA; BALDERDASH!
- Book I discussed: FOUND DOGS
- Bonus: Movie recs - for cat lovers, KEDI is an intimate portrait of the secret lives of cats (and would make superb research for anyone illustrating kitties!) Watch the trailer. For middle grade writers: WE ARE THE BEST! is the truest depiction of 13 year old girls I've ever seen in a movie.
- My twitter: @literaticat - Melissa's twitter: @mmanlove
I share some of my top tips for writers attending big conferences. And Chronicle Books senior editor Melissa Manlove joins me to give advice about writing picture books. Also, I give HER advice about getting sick in Italy (spoiler: DON'T). Plus Swedish Punks, Turkish Cats, and more!
About the Literaticast
Literary Agent Jennifer Laughran and her friends dish about the world of Children's Publishing.