Thursday, May 3, 7 - 9 pm
Living by your Inner Compass: How to ignore the negative voices and move on with the revision process
With Crystal Chan, Allan Woodrow, and Eileen Meyer
Wilson Abbey, 939 W. Wilson, ENTER THROUGH WEST DOOR
What happens when your manuscript gets trashed—yet you see the golden threads? How do you continue to work the revision process? Many times there are setbacks: publishing deals that fall through, losing an editor, an agent. These award-winning authors have experienced the highs and lows and yet persevered
Crystal Chan is the author of Bird (Simon & Schuster, 2014) a finalist for Society of Midland Authors and winner of the Wisconsin Library Association Burr/Worzalla Award. Here newest title is All That I Can Fix (Simon & Schuster) due to release June 2018.
Allan Woodrow is the author of 3,166 books—but only a few of those have been published. Allan writes witty middle grade fiction. His newest middle grade-novel, Unschooled (Scholastic), came out Fall 2017. A companion title will appear Fall 2018.
Eileen will describe the lengthy process of submitting the rhyming The Superlative A. Lincoln (Charlesbridge) coming Fall 2019. She researched the book in 2013 then brought an excerpt to the LA Conference in 2015 where it ended up being awarded the MOST
PROMISING PICTURE BOOK. Slowly she attracted agent and editor attention.
Street pay parking available out front