Childrens' Books Special with Julia Eccleshare | Writing Tips & Critiques

Do you have a bestseller in you? Would you like to help discover tomorrow’s bestselling books, authors and writers? Then join us live every Sunday to take part in @POP-UP SUBMISSIONS, the net’s first live and open manuscript submission event!

You’ll learn the tricks of the trade – direct from publishing professionals, bestselling authors and of course your host – literary agent Peter Cox.

Featuring Special Guests children's publishing legend Julia Eccleshare and Litopia's own Ali Gardiner! On today's show:
0:00 Introduction
2:04 Meet Julia Eccleshare
4:50 Little Brown Mouse in a 'Hole' lot of Bother - Young Children's Picture Book by Justine Murphy
14:09 Marvellous Magical Mysteries Of...Tricky Time Travels - Children's Fiction by Gillian Sacha Shriner
24:30 Are trilogies favored by publishers?
25:55 How do YA readers find the next book to read?
26:55 Electronic media vs printed word - which is best?
27:58 Heroes Don't Wear Capes - Contemporary picture book by Sarah Wynne
37:42 How did the entire publishing industry nearly miss Harry Potter?
39:47 Children seem to be reading shorter books today - is this good?
40:44 Is there a market for reimagining literary works for children?
41:43 Harry Low & The Hairy Staircase - MG COMEDY DETECTIVE by Andrew Syers
51:17 Recommended reading ages for children - good idea?
53:20 Are there "classic" children's books today - what makes a "classic"?
55:25 What subject is under-represented in children's books today?
56:58 The Trashland Takeover - Young Children's Picture Book by K.E. Salisbury

Each week we look at five submissions. Then it’s up to you to tell us what you think of each one – and to VOTE! Each month’s winner is fast-tracked straight to a leading publisher for serious publishing consideration. So join us and be part of the most exciting thing to have happened to book publishing since the bookmark... POP-UP SUBMISSIONS!

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