This was my April 22nd post on Kathy Temean’s website Writing and Illustrating for Children.
Erika Wassall, the Jersey Farm Scribe here with…
A Personal Story of Successes and Hurdles
I have a story to tell this week. And while I debated about putting this up here, I have decided that there may be someone else who relates, or could learn from it, and that’s worth it!
First, I have extremely exciting news!
Remember this post from Kathy: The School and Library Market?
It really intrigued me. As a freelance writer, I’ve done a lot in the education sector from curriculum development and script writing to test passages and online self-education courses. So I started applying. I soon realized that it was much like reaching out to agents. You have a portfolio and resume instead of a manuscript, but otherwise, it’s pretty much the same. Queries. Rejection. And waiting.
But it paid off!
I have been asked to write a book on bees…
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