Have you heard about this valuable perk from SCBWI and Publisher's Weekly? Members can subscribe to PW for $99/year ($150 discount!). I find the weekly print magazine to be very helpful if there is room in the budget for it. Here is the info:
SCBWI has partnered with Publishers Weekly to offer a significant discount to our members. SCBWI members can get a full year’s subscription to PW for $99—that’s $150 off the non-member price!
•51 Issues of Publishers Weekly — Both print and digital editions for your convenience. •5 FREE eNewsletters — PW Daily, plus the ONLY trade eNewsletters devoted to Children’s Books, Religion, Cookbooks, Graphic Novels, and Comics.
•Unrestricted access to premium areas of publishersweekly.com — includes news, exclusive Web-only features, and access to the largest database (over 150,000) of professional reviews anywhere.
•Blogs — The inside scoop on the industry, children’s books, and more.
•PW Select — At last self-publishers get their due in this quarterly supplement. Unprecedented coverage of all elements of self-publishing, including exclusive PW reviews of qualified titles.
•Plus — Seasonal previews of new titles, expanded bestsellers lists, international show dailies, and more.
Special Children’s Announcement Issues for $25
SCBWI members who do not want a full subscription to PW can opt to receive just the Spring 2012 and Fall 2012 special Children’s Announcement issues from PW for $25, with no additional shipping cost.
Here is the link to SCBWI to get you started: http://www.scbwi.org/Default.aspx
Carrie Pearson is a children's book author, writer-cheerleader, and mentorship matchmaker.