Writing Children's Books

Writing Children's Books

Author: Anthony D. Fredericks

Publisher:

ISBN: 1681570815

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 983

Far too many prospective childrens authors get stuck on the fundamental (and universal) question of all writers - Where do I start? That's simply because they're unsure about the nature of the children's book market and the skills necessary for literary success. Writing Children's Books answers the plight of these writers by providing proven strategies and insider information. This powerful how-to guide shows, in eye-opening detail, exactly how children's authors, both beginning and novice, can have a productive and successful writing career. As the only book to deal exclusively with all the concerns, issues, and questions of prospective children's authors, it features simplicity, step-by-step directions; and offers strategies and data that guarantee literary success. Written by award-winning children's author and writing instructor Anthony D. Fredericks, Writing Children's Books includes a plethora of techniques, strategies, and information to guide any potential children's author from blank sheet of paper (or computer screen) to viable, publishable manuscript.

Everything Success Book

Everything Success Book

Author: Joseph Nigro

Publisher: Everything

ISBN: 158062975X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

View: 509

Are you one of the millions of people re-evaluating your priorities? Do you measure your personal success based on your finances, your career, or your personal relationships? Or perhaps all of the above? The Everything Success Book helps you balance all areas of your life and reach your true potential. The authors, Joseph Nigro -- a longtime personal coach and business consultant -- and Nicholas Nigro -- author of The Everything Coaching and Mentoring Book -- provide just the right mix of common-sense advice and inspiration to enable you to discover a positive outlook, persevere during difficult financial times, and keep focused on long-term goals.

Become A Bestselling Children's Book Author

Become A Bestselling Children's Book Author

Author: Ursula Zimmer

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 9783753477244

Category: Self-Help

Page: 76

View: 667

Of the many genres of writing a potential writer can break into, children's literature may be one of the most exciting and rewarding, yet it can also be one of the most difficult ones to gain a foothold. It takes passion, persistence, talent and a deep knowledge of the publishing requirements and atmosphere. This book is an invitation to that world, offering the education and background you need to succeed as a children's author. Creating a bestselling children's book may seem like a far-flung dream, yet proper preparation is the first step in making that dream a reality. From understanding the importance of children's books to planning your story, expanding your creativity to discovering your sub-niche, this book will guide you through each and every step along the journey, including the final steps of publication and promotion. Children need and want to read books, books you can write for them, with the right planning an preparation.

Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition

Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition

Author: Ann Whitford Paul

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440353758

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 273

View: 591

Master the Art of Writing Enthralling Tales for the Youngest pre-and emerging readers! Fully updated and thoroughly revised, Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition is the go-to resource for writers crafting stories for children ages two to eight. You'll learn the unique set of skills it takes to bring your story to life by using tightly focused text and leaving room for the illustrator to be creative. Award-winning author Ann Whitford Paul helps you develop the skills you need by walking you through techniques and exercises specifically for picture book writers. You'll find: • Instruction on generating ideas, creating characters, point-of-view, beginnings and endings, plotting, word count, rhyme, and more • Unique methods for using poetic techniques to enrich your writing • Hands-on revision exercises (get out your scissors, tape, and highlighters) to help identify problems and improve your picture book manuscripts • Updated tips for researching the changing picture book market, approaching publishers, working with an agent, and developing a platform • All new quizzes and examples from picture books throughout • New chapters cover issues such as page turns, agents, and self-publishing Whether you're just starting out as a picture book writer or have tried unsuccessfully to get your work published, Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition is just what you need to craft picture books that will appeal to young children and parents, and agents and editors.

Children's Writer Guide to 2006

Children's Writer Guide to 2006

Author: Susan M. Tierney

Publisher: Writer's Bookstore

ISBN: UOM:39015063269255

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 424

View: 112

A forum of more than 250 insiders cover children's markets and writing techniques. Learn how to best profit from the new players, new priorities, and important shifts in the children's book and magazine markets.