Susan Kralovansky started writing for the children’s magazine market and published stories and poems in places such as Cat Fancy, Our Magic Window, The Mailbox, and Humpty Dumpty. Her first book, There Was a Tall Texan Who Swallowed a Flea, was released in 2013 from Pelican Publishing along with her first nonfiction series, Library Resources, with Abdo Publishing.Susan has written twelve nonfiction books and three fiction picture books. Susan has three books forthcoming, two with Pelican and one with TCU Press. A former librarian, Susan has led writing workshops and served as the Austin SCBWI Picture Book Mentor.
The Hopeful Picture Book Author
You’ve finished your manuscript and you’re ready for the next step. In this series, you’ll learn how to prepare your manuscript and the letter that goes with it, untangle the submission process, and understand the do’s and don’ts to get your foot in the door.This series will cover: • What’s a cover letter and how do I write one? • Making a Pre-Submission Check-list • How to Research Publishers – Creating Your Submission List • Know Your Vocabulary and Increase Your Acceptance Odds • Unsolicited submissions, exclusive submissions, multiple submissions, slush pile, etc.