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.Formulate an original idea, create an outline, and write the bookLearn the basics of children's storytelling, from point of view to story pacingFind helpful writing workshops and conferencesDesign a winning book proposal, get an agent, and negotiate a contractCreate a marketing and publicity planUse 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!
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Luke Wallin (Author)
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 Be...