440: Critique of a query and synopsis for a kidlit novel

Heather PettyITEM: Critique of a query and synopsis for a kidlit novel

DETAILS: I’ll critique an author’s query and synopsis and will include a private workshop for those who are having trouble getting started and need to learn some best practices on the query process.

Heather Petty is a YA author represented by Laurie McLean of Foreword Literary.

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About Candy Gourlay

Candy Gourlay is a Filipino author living in London. She was a journalist writing about dictators in the Third World before she took up a full time position battling dictators of the nappy-clad variety. She inadvertently became a web designer while avoiding doing the dishes. She takes procrastination to new levels by blogging, drawing and making YouTube videos for fun. Her debut novel Tall Story was nominated for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for eleven children’s book prizes including the Blue Peter prize. It won the Crystal Kite Children’s Book Prize for Europe. Her latest book is called Shine. www.candygourlay.com
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