Good news in the children's writing biz can be tough to come by. Getting published is tough, and rejections can bring down even the most determined among us once in a while.
So though this bit of happy news may not mean much to most folks, I'm going to celebrate it here. I always say: Savor even the smallest victories.
I found out today I've been accepted to the Rutgers University Council on Children's Literature "One-on-One Plus Conference," being held in October. The conference organizers admit about 75 or so writers each year, based on their applications and writing samples. I am so pleased to be selected!
I'll be paired up with an author, editor or agent for one-on-one mentoring as part of the day-long program. A terrific chance to meet some talented folks who are dedicated to the craft and business of children's writing!
Counting the days ....