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I've written a graphic novel ms and have only 5-6 pages thumbnailed. I pitched this GN when I took Children's Book Academy MG Mastery course & won 3 golden tickets for my pitch (essentially makes it a solicited submission when I do submit). The expectation was that I would have my ms ready to submit by Oct/Nov. 

Here's my dilemma - do I just submit the portion of my manuscript as requested? What about the art work? Do I just state that I have pages X - XX thumbnailed/final samples if they wish to see them?  The instructions were specific to writers but as an illustrator I'm feeling uncertain. Ideally I'd have the thumbnails ready to go but I don't want to miss out on this opportunity either!
#1 - September 07, 2017, 07:19 AM

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I'd treat it like a picture book dummy submission and send the manuscript and a dummy with few completed pages, but I could be way off. I'm not an illustrator.
#2 - September 07, 2017, 06:23 PM

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Can you contact the Children's Book Academy MG Mastery people and ask? That's what I'd do. If not, my second choice would be what Debbie said, plus sending the script/manuscript along with it too (that way they have text separately from the thumbnail dummy).

Good luck!
#3 - September 07, 2017, 09:15 PM
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Just like a PB dummy except instead of 32 pages it's 200 pages with up to 9 panels/page!  :lol5

I'll see how many I can get done by the end of the month.
#4 - September 08, 2017, 02:47 AM

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