Children's Book Writers' Salon

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Calling all writers! There's a new resource for anyone who's dreamed of penning a children's book. Bestselling children's book author, Emma Walton Hamilton, launched Children's Book Hub (, a membership-based 'virtual salon' providing information, resources and support for aspiring and established children's book authors.

While we think "live" classes are fantastic. For many busy moms and online option is ideal For a monthly fee of $19.95, Hub members receive access to regular teleseminars featuring expert interviews with authors, editors, and agents. There's also question-and-answer calls addressing specific member concerns and recordings after each event.

Plus, the site offers monthly newsletters, a Members' Forum community of support, information about industry trends and resources, and numerous resource materials such as lists of publishers that accept unsolicited manuscripts, editing checklists, manuscript submission information, etc.

Emma Walton Hamilton has co-authored over twenty children's books including The Very Fairy Princess, the Dumpy The Dump Truck series, and many more. Her book, Raising Bookworms: Getting Kids Reading for Pleasure and Empowerment, premiered as a #1 best-seller on in the literacy category. She's also a seasoned teacher--Emma's a faculty member at Stony Brook Southampton's MFA in Writing and Literature Program.

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