I’m pleased to debut a new look for my blog posts when they show up in subscribers’ inboxes. If you received this post via email, it should be spiffy and easy on the eye. If it’s not, then I did something wrong. Today is the first email with the new program.
But to avoid turning you into a guinea pig for my technological experimentation, I do have a bit of news to include in this blog post: Publishers Weekly included me in its coverage of the 42nd Annual SCBWI Summer Conference: “Deborah Halverson, founder of DearEditor.com, delivered a keynote titled Market Report: An Up-to-the-Minute State of the Industry, which compiled the results of interviews with 17 publishing insiders…. Halverson reported that sales are up for picture books, but editors are still cautious about the category. Chapter books and early readers remain challenging….” For more highlights from my keynote, you can click over to PW’s article and scroll down to the bottom.