074: How to Know Where You Can Get Published Part 1

How to Know Where You Can Get Published, Part 1

An Interview with Market Guide Editor-in-Chief Marni McNiff

October 27, 2017


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There's is a lot of research that goes into figuring out which publishers and agents to submit to when your manuscript is ready. In this episode, Katie interviews Marni McNiff, the editor of the ICL Market Guides.

The Book Market Guide for Children's Writers and the Magazine Market Guide for Children's Writers comes out each year with updated information and new listings for publishers and agents. Marni and her team have done the legwork to help you find the perfect home for your stories.

Marni gives tips and tricks for using the Market Guides as well as a behind-the-scenes peek at how the guides are put together. If you're going to be ready to go out on submission in the coming year, don't miss this episode.

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Listen to Part 2 of this interview HERE.


Pam Miller
November 27, 2017

Grateful to the efforts of Marni McNiff for her editorial work on Market Guides for 2018. I began to submit last year with the urging of my Institute for Children's Literature instructor, and I couldn't have done this without the Market Guides. Sharing the Institute for Writers podcasts today and ordering for 2018.

November 2, 2017

Hi I'm really interested in taking the writing course again; I've heard it's very difficult to get published--is that true?

Susan Bryant Richardson
October 30, 2017

I am a former student and just want to say how much I enjoy your podcast. Thank you!

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