Tag: Mr. Pants
A school assembly provides a wonderful platform for promoting your book and introducing yourself to your audience, but you'd better be ready to put on a show.
Children’s book authors, graphic artists, and anyone looking to self publish a picture book now have the ability to do something amazing: make money.
Last month we talked about printing galleys (or Advanced Reader Copies) of your book — and why that's a crucial step in your overall book-promotion strategy. But there's another reason why you might want to consider printing copies of your book before its official launch: getting a book deal! That's right, BookBaby's very own Scott McCormick and RH Lazzell created a picture book about a cat named Mr. Pants, printed a few copies, took it to a writers conference, showed it to some literary agents, and got a deal with Dial Books (an imprint of Penguin). Well, it wasn't quite as simple as that, but I'll let Scott tell the story: