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The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books, 2nd Edition

Learn to store, cook, and preserve fresh produce all year round!

By Catherine Abbott

Format: Paperback

SKU# Z8132

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!

Luke Wallin is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Massachusetts and a Creative Writing instructor at Spalding University. He holds an MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and his novels for children have been selected Best Books by the American Library Association and the New York Public Library.

Eva Gordon is an MFA candidate at Spalding University, and works as an editor at The Louisville Review.

SKU Z8132
Author/Speaker/Editor Catherine Abbott
File/Trim Size 11 x 9.25
Format Paperback
ISBN 13 9781440505492
Number Of Pages 304

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