The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books

How to write, publish, and promote books for children of all ages!

The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books

(Part of Everything®)
Foreword by: Peter Abrahams
Writing for kids is fun and rewarding--if you can break into the fiercely competitive world of children's book publishing. With this guide, you'll learn how to write and promote a children's book that will impress any publisher. Whether you have a basic idea or a manuscript ready to go, you'll find all you need to build a successful career as a children's book author.

This clear and concise guide helps you:
  • Formulate an original idea, create an outline, and write the book
  • Learn the basics of children's storytelling, from point of view to story pacing
  • Find helpful writing workshops and conferences
  • Design a winning book proposal, get an agent, and negotiate a contract
  • Create a marketing and publicity plan
  • Use professional and social networking sites to promote your book
Full of eye-opening insider information and invaluable writing advice, this book should be on every aspiring author's bookshelf!
  • Everything | 
  • 304 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781440505492 | 
  • January 2011
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