Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Replay: Query And Submission Workshop with Deborah Halverson

Date(s) - 10/15/2021 - 11/15/2021
12:00 am


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SUBMISSION STUDIO: Writing Queries, Strategizing Submissions, and Ten Ways to Translate “No” to “Yes!” 
 Note: This virtual workshop was originally recorded in May. We are making the recording available again for anyone who missed registration previously, as well as those who already attended but would like to watch the replay again. 
This webinar is designed for writers of all children’s book categories—beginners as well as advanced writers—looking to perfect their submission package and strategy. It includes sample query letters, a quick-reference sheet for translating editorial feedback, and a seven page master handout for you to keep.
Webinar Details:
Length: 1 hour, plus 15-minute Q&A
Zoom link: This will be emailed to all attendees after sign-ups close on Oct 14th.


Deborah Halverson is the award-winning author of Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies and Writing New Adult Fiction, as well as numerous teen novels, books in a series for struggling readers, and a picture book. Formerly an editor at Harcourt Children’s Books and now a freelancer specializing in Young Adult/Middle Grade fiction and picture books, Deborah has been working with authors—bestsellers, veterans, debut, and aspiring—for twenty-five years. She is also the founder of the popular writers’ advice site and serves on the advisory board for the UC San Diego Extension “Children’s Book Writing and Illustrating” certificate program.



If you have any questions, please email We hope you’ll join us for this exciting opportunity!