JESSICA ANDERSON, Assistant Editor at Christy Ottaviano Books
NOVEL WRITING INTENSIVE SESSIONS
Finding Incredible Moments of Beauty and Heartbreak
Revision Tips & Tricks and Knowing When Your are Ready to Submit
SPRING MINGLE BREAKOUT SESSION:
Behind the Scenes of a Middle Grade Novel: From Submission to Finished Book
This session explores an editor’s role, with a comprehensive look at the life cycle of a middle grade novel–from submission through acquisition, early editorial development, copyediting, design, proofing, and selecting final production specifications. A detailed behind-the-scenes perfect for children’s book creators seeking to know more about the journey to a finished book.
First Impressions: The Art of Effective Positioning
This session explores strategies in pitching and positioning through a series of case studies, from picture books through YA, fiction and nonfiction. An insightful exercise for children’s book creators eager to command readers’ attention–from agents to editors and beyond–and make a memorable first impression with their work.