Category Archives: Awards

An Interview with Lin Oliver on SCBWI’S Emerging Voices Award

We interview Lin Oliver, Executive Director of the SCBWI, about the SCBWI’s Emerging Voices Award for authors of color.

New Visions Award Reminder

The deadline to submit to Tu Book’s New Visions Award ends October 31, 2014.

Paula Yoo on How to Publicize Your Children’s Book

Author Paula Yoo shares some advice on great ways to publicize your children’s book.

Dealing With Rejection: Keeping Your Dream Going

Debut author Thelma Lynne Godin shares on how she kept the beauty of her dreams to write going in the face of constant rejection.

Ask an Editor: Nailing the Story

Tu Books Publisher and Editorial Director Stacy Whitman shares some advice for aspiring authors, especially those looking to submit to our New Visions Award, on how to write a compelling story.

Ask an Editor: Hooking the Reader Early

Tu Books Publisher and Editorial Director Stacy Whitman shares some advice for aspiring authors, especially those looking to submit to our New Visions Award, on how to hook readers and captivate them from the very beginning of your novel.

New Visions Award: What Not to Do

Tu Books Publisher Stacy Whitman shares some easy tips on what NOT to do when submitting a manuscript to our New Visions Award.

How to Find Time to Write When You Have 11 Children

Pamela M. Tuck, picture book author and mother of 11 children, shares advice on how to find time in the day to write.

Submitting to our New Voices Award: Tips from an Editor

Our editor Samantha shares some advice for authors submitting to Lee & Low’s New Voices Award.

Submit Your Novel to Our New Visions Award for New Authors of Color

Submissions are now OPEN for Tu Book’s New Visions Award, a writing contest for middle grade or young adult fantasy, science fiction, or mystery novels by a writer of color.