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How To Write For Children And Get Published

How To Write For Children And Get Published

  • Author: Louise Jordan
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 0349414289
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 192
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Huge numbers of people want to write for children, but it is notoriously difficult to find a publisher in this increasingly comeptitive area. This inspiring and practical guide from acknowledged expert on children's publishing Louise Jordan, will show you how to make your work stand out from the crowd and appeal to commissioning editors, and, of course, your intended audience.

Writing a Children's Book

Writing a Children's Book

How to Write for Children and Get Published

  • Author: Pamela Cleaver
  • Publisher: How To Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781857039252
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 128
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This guide covers the writing of picture books, plots and planning, teenage fiction and non-fiction books. The author also deals with the business side of publishing, including market research and finding a publisher.

The Only Writing Series You'll Ever Need

The Only Writing Series You'll Ever Need

Writing Children's Books

  • Author: Lesley Bolton,Lea Wait
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 144051738X
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 192
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A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books

The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books

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

  • Author: Luke Wallin,Eva Sage Gordon
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1440505500
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 304
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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!

How to Write a Children's Book and Get It Published

How to Write a Children's Book and Get It Published

  • Author: Barbara Seuling
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 233
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So You Want to Write a Children's Book

So You Want to Write a Children's Book

An Insider's Handbook for Children's Writers and Illustrators Who Want to Get Published

  • Author: Peter Carver
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780889954564
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 124
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This handbook for new and aspiring children's authors and illustrators is the ultimate guide to the whole process of writing a book and getting it to the publisher. Written by one of North America's leading children's book editors, this book will show writers how to begin, how to develop the story, and more.

How to Write a Children's Picture Book and Get it Published, 2nd Edition

How to Write a Children's Picture Book and Get it Published, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Andrea Shavick
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 147213799X
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 208
  • View: 4698
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This book provides comprehensive advice on what to write about for children, how to write it, and how to present the work professionally for publication. It includes an easy-to-use picture book layout plan and tried and tested examples of title sheets and covering letters. It also includes everything a writer needs to know about the international picture book market and how to sell to agents and publishers. This new edition contains advice on enhancing your text for the ebook market.

Writing for Magazines

Writing for Magazines

How to Get Your Work Published in Local Newspapers and Magazines

  • Author: Adele Ramet
  • Publisher: How to Books Limited
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 240
  • View: 2253
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Shows how to get your work published in local newspapers and magazines. CONTENTS: 1. Mixing fact and fiction 2. Constructing an article 3. Getting articles into print 4. Researching and filing systems 5. Rewriting for different markets 6. Writing short stories 7. Caring for your characters 8. Finding the right format 9. Creating a Twist in the Tale 10. Signposting 11. Twisting With Little Old Ladies 12. Fitting a Specific Plot 13. Working as a Freelance 14. Marketing Your Manuscript 15. Keeping Records Solutions to exercises Glossary Useful addresses Further reading Index.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books, 3rd Edition

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books, 3rd Edition

The Inside Story on Publishing Kids’ Books—from Beginning to End!

  • Author: Harold D. Underdown
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101460806
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 384
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'Honest and precise, everything about writing for children there is to know.' Jane Yolen, author Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and selling for an ever-expanding and always exciting children's market, now in a new and updated third edition. - Includes new chapters on self-publishing and on "how to choose a how-to", plus revision and updates throughout. - Offers practical advice on getting started and on dealing with out-of-print books. - Covers picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, middle-grade and young novels, and common formats and genres. - Reveals what happens inside a children's publishing company, and provides guidance in working with an editor. - Sample cover and query letters, manuscript format, glossary, and recommended resources in an extensive appendix. - Plus information on agents, contracts, copyright, marketing and more.

How to Write a Children's Picture Book and Get it Published

How to Write a Children's Picture Book and Get it Published

  • Author: Andrea Shavick
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1848034962
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 224
  • View: 7165
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This book provides comprehensive advice on what to write about for children, how to write it, and how to present the work professionally for publication. It includes an easy-to-use picture book layout plan and tried and tested examples of title sheets and covering letters. It also includes everything a writer needs to know about the international picture book market and how to sell to agents and publishers. This new edition contains advice on enhancing your text for the ebook market.