Don't miss this opportunity for a free substantial edit of your MG or YA manuscript by a true professional in the children's book world. Freelance editor and writer, Deborah Halverson, is holding a contest for the edit. Even if you don't have a manuscript ready to send by January 31st, sign up for the feeds from her incredibly helpful blog at http://dear-editor.com/. Here is a blurb about Deborah from her blog:
Deborah Halverson is the author of the upcoming Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies (June 2011) and has been working with authors—bestsellers, veterans, debut, and aspiring—for over fifteen years. The books she’s edited have garnered awards and rave reviews, and many of the aspiring writers she’s coached have landed agent representation and lucrative book deals.
This blog shares insights on the craft of writing children's books and the publishing industry, and supports creators and educators on their journeys.