What kind of skills does an author or illustrator need? What do you expect from them more than just the ability to write?
What about self publishing?
How does New Media affect picture books?
Visit her blog to find out the answers to these questions and many more. I was there during that panel discussion and found it extremely helpful and interesting.
And here’s a peek at the Publishers Weekly Children’s Books (long list) - Spring 2012 Sneak Previews Compiled by Shannon Maughan
“I always yield to the inevitability of events in my novels even when it causes me to shift course, toss away pages and notes and make sudden revisions.” – Robert Cormier