SCBWI's Blueboard - A Message & Chat Board

This board is for all writing and illustrating good news pertaining to children's literature − selling a book or article, book birthdays, magazine acceptances, signing with an agent, awards, professional journal reviews, etc. Please be sure your profile shows at least five quality posts before sharing your good news here. New: To streamline the various boards, we are asking that no links to sales pages be added to the posts here. You can have a link to your website or blog where you might also have a sales page link, however. Any posts including a direct link to a sales page (which would be a page with a 'buy' button) will be moved (without notice) to the Promotional board. Also, try to avoid any type of encouragement for folks to buy your book within the post. If you link to a blog post which discusses your book and does aim to entice others to buy, that's fine. But within the post itself, try to keep the mindset on celebrating rather than focusing on sales (this would include NOT mentioning where it can be bought, even without links).

  1. Signed a contract!

    by Stephanie Shaw, May 23, 2014, 07:42 AM

  2. Yay! Finally a PB

    by Ev, January 18, 2016, 08:35 AM

  3. Doing the happy dance...

    by CarrieF, October 25, 2013, 06:30 AM

  4. More Chickeny Goodness

    by Artemesia, November 24, 2014, 10:50 AM

  5. I can finally spill the beans

    by Wendy Martin, February 05, 2015, 10:05 AM

  6. I have an agent!!

    by AmandaSue, January 05, 2016, 07:46 PM

  7. My PB book deal announced today!

    by Schriscoe, July 07, 2015, 10:03 AM

  8. GOT AN AGENT!!!

    by Dionna, April 10, 2015, 01:18 PM

  9. I Got THE Call!

    by Limama, October 02, 2014, 09:28 AM

  10. My first YA novel--BOUND--is now out!!! Squeee!!!

    by Vijaya, July 05, 2018, 08:12 AM

  11. Not a sale, but...

    by Betsy, November 09, 2013, 06:09 PM

  12. Sold early reader to Random House!

    by DianaM, March 23, 2017, 07:28 AM

  13. My shiny new agent

    by dewsanddamps, October 25, 2013, 09:55 AM

  14. My first book deal!

    by ButterflyGirl, December 03, 2016, 09:39 AM


    by JodyJS, September 20, 2016, 03:49 PM

  16. Sold my first picture book!

    by Car, December 03, 2013, 07:01 AM

  17. KY Puzzles--book contract!

    by Ev, July 26, 2013, 07:43 AM

  18. CITY SHAPES sold in two-book deal!

    by DianaM, August 13, 2014, 11:07 AM

  19. I Can't Believe I'm Posting Here!!

    by writg tchr, March 20, 2014, 07:27 AM

  20. Sold a book!!!

    by Artemesia, June 19, 2015, 08:09 AM

  21. My first Picture Book sale to Sylvan Dell!

    by Schriscoe, February 18, 2014, 11:39 AM

  22. This girl has an agent!

    by Beth S, March 06, 2014, 12:08 PM

  23. Hoot for a Two-Book Deal!

    by Jean Reidy, June 30, 2014, 01:26 PM

  24. Some good news

    by Betsy, June 17, 2015, 09:37 AM

  25. Super news

    by Peter M, October 25, 2013, 04:48 PM


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