When I first sat down to write The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, I did a lot of research about what makes middle grade books, well, middle grade books. Sure, I’d read tons of them. In fact, a lot of my favorite books of all time were — and still are! — […]
A word from our 2017 team! Here are some of the reasons we love WriteOnCon. (Spoiler: Because it’s awesome.) We’d love to hear your favorite memories from past conferences — or what you’re most looking forward to this time!
Guys. WriteOnCon is just around the corner, and we are so incredibly excited to share our wonderful lineup of talented authors, editors, agents, illustrators, and friends. BUT! We have one last surprise for you. An auction! And it starts TODAY! “What is this auction for?” you say. Well, I’m glad you asked. We are auctioning […]
It is every writer’s dream — a steady income, a grateful publisher and an audience impatient for your next book. We all know these are tough times in publishing: Many respected authors are struggling to secure deals for their next books and publishers are looking for authors who have the potential to break-out (by […]
You won’t know what code name matches which person… You won’t know when they’ll be lurking in the forums… But our Ninja Agents and Editors have been finalized for the 2017 conference, and we will tell you who they are! Carlie Webber, agent at CK Webber Associates Steven Salpeter, agent at Curtis Brown, Ltd. Rena […]
Everyone who contributed to our Indiegogo campaign at the $5 perk level or higher was automatically entered into a raffle to win one of many great prizes donated by some fabulous industry professionals. The results are in, and we have twelve winners! Query letter critique from author Mindy McGinnis WINNER: Victoria Pedersen Query letter critique […]
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So there’s an expression I’ve become familiar with since I’ve rejoined the nursery school set (this time as a mom although I have to say the kid part looks like more fun), and it goes like this: You get what you get and you don’t get upset. When I was asked to do this […]
Our Indiegogo campaign is now closed, and we’re pleased to report that not only did we meet our goal, we exceeded it! Wow! Of the $7,475 raised through our Indiegogo campaign, 71% is going to our professional critiquers for their expertise, time and services, 15% will cover our fundraising fees, website costs and other conference […]