The Shark Tank Treasure Chest
Resources for woodland creatures in the Shark Tank

Writing Contest Spreadsheet: A list of Janet's Writing Contests, along with winners. Last Update: 04/16/2018
Questions to Ask a Prospective Agent: Things you should know before you say "yes" to representation.
Author/Agency Agreements: What's covered in an Author/Agency agreement, and what's negotiable?
Caveat Emptor: A checklist for those between an Offer and Acceptance.
Map of Carkoon: An artist's impression of the Island of Carkoon on the fabled exile planet Carkoon, by the Shark Tank's very own Panda-in-Chief, Anne Belov (c)2016
Query Rejections, and Why Janet Said "No" to Them All: Tips on how to avoid common querying mistakes.
Rejection Isn't Failure: It's Part of the Process: Janet responds to a common misconception.
Rock Your Second Draft by Leslie Miller (included with the author's permission).
Helpful Writing Links collected from readers of Janet's blog.
The Published Works of Janet's Blog Readers
Publicity Q&A: Questions and Answers about Publicity and Promotion
Gems from Janet's Archive: A collection of Janet's most helpful blog posts.
Picture Book Q&A with Julie Falatko: Published author Julie Falatko answers our burning questions on PBs.
Example Writer's CV and Writer's Publication List. (Thank you, Allison Williams, for providing these!)
What Goes Into Book Deal Negotiations?: A Twitter thread by agent Mandy Hubbard on advances, rights, etc. (Included with Mandy's permission.)

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