It's time for ChaBooCha Lite! It starts today!
For those of you who did not participate in ChaBooCha Lite last year and are wondering what it is, ChaBooCha Lite is a "light" version of the Chapter Book Challenge. ChaBooCha Lite is another chance to write an early reader, chapter book, middle grade book or YA novel within a month. The premise is the same as the premise of March's Chapter Book Challenge. (The Lite challenge will have less prizes and less guest blog posts.) You will still be trying to write your book during the 30 days of the month, but instead of running in March, ChaBooCha Lite runs in September. It's also completely acceptable for you to finish a book previously begun or to edit one you have already written, as long as you complete the work in September.
Feel free to peruse previous blog posts from a variety of published authors and agents. Here's a list of a selection of posts:
Getting Through the First Draft by author Wendy Orr
Editing your First Draft by author Tamora Pierce
Interview with author Darren Shan
Do It Yourself Publicity by author Harold Underdown
The Ten 'R's of Revision author Lee Wardlaw
What to Do When You Hate What You've Written by author Adam Wallace
Choose your Mentor Texts by author Nancy I. Sanders
Outlining and You by author Patti Larsen
Your Query is Not a Blurb: Query Tips from Freelance Editor Victoria Boulton
On Editing by author Karen Pokras Toz
On Writing Badly and Redefining Failure by author Becca Puglisi
Magical Realism - Turning Ordinary into Extraordinary by author Kimberly Griffiths Little
How to Reach Kidlit Readers: Hone in on Power & Control by author Angel Ackerman
Series Writing 101 by author Emma Walton Hamilton
The Education Market and Chapter Books by author George Ivanoff
Ten Things to Remember when Submitting your Work to an Agent by Carole Blake
There are many, many more posts than just the ones I have listed above. We either have a post for every question you could have, or, if not, let us know and we will address the topic in a future post.
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