This week, we welcome Brian Weisfeld, author of The Startup Squad series (Macmillan), is devoted to empowering girls with an entrepreneurial mindset so they can realize their potential. Brian gives his advice for authors seeking to change the world with their writing. If you have a passion or cause you’d like young readers to know about, Brian will help you understand how to create books that teach while entertaining. A valuable session for so many writers.
Laura also checks in with publishing links, and we celebrate the successes of some Children’s Book Insider subscribers.
Links from This Week’s Social:
Brian’s author site: https://www.brianweisfeld.com
“A Writer’s Guide to Fair Use and Permissions + Sample Permissions Letter”. https://www.janefriedman.com/sample-permission-letter/
“Dissecting a Scam: Fact & Fiction Entertainment and Literary Agency”. https://accrispin.blogspot.com/2020/09/dissecting-scam-fact-fiction.html
Children’s Book Insider links:
Writing Blueprints (Use code JOYFUL to save 20% on everything) https://writingblueprints.com/p/the-blueprint-solution
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