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Writing for ChildrenWriting for Children by Margaret Clark
Based on the premise that writing for children requires no less skill than writing for anyone else, Margaret Clark's straightforward, sympathetic book will again find eager readership among the steadily increasing number of aspiring children's authors. A highly respected children's book editor with over three decades' experience, the author succinctly describes what makes children's books unique, with special emphasis on publishing and marketing. Enhanced with examples from the work and lives of established children's authors, the book covers writing for different age groups and in different genres (including non-fiction), taboos in the marketplace, attitudes and assumptions, contracts, literary agents, organizations, and more.


Story SparkersStory Sparkers: A Creativity Guide for Children's Writers by Marcia Thornton Jones; Debbie Dadey
Offers a creativity guide for children's writers, with advice on generating story ideas, sculpting ideas, and preparing and submitting manuscripts for publication.


Writing and Illustrating Children`s Books for PublicationWriting and Illustrating Children's Books for Publication: Two Perspectives by Berthe Amoss; Eric Suben
Learn about writing and publishing children's books from two professionals ... who are on opposite sides of the desk. An acclaimed author/illustrator shares creative tips and insights, to help you with ideas - recognize them when you see them; format - package your book for the "right" reader; theme - express what your story is really about; and illustration - make pictures tell the tale. A distinguished editor shows you the publisher's decision-making process from the inside out. Learn about submission - make your product irresistible to editors; revision - polish your story until it shines; acceptance - your "life after publication"; and rejection - persevere until publication. Presented in a lively, usable format, this book combines supportive advice with engaging true stories of publishing hits and misses, exercises, checklists, reading lists, and more.


Picture Writing!Picture Writing by Anastasia Suen
Successful children's writing demands the ability to create vivid images with just a few words. This hands-on guide gives writers the tools they need to craft evocative characters, settings and plots fueled by the power of description.


Young at HeartYoung at Heart: The Step-By-Step Way of Writing Children's Stories by Violet Ramos
This book is an exceptional, simple step-by-step guide that leads the reader through the steps necessary to successfully write children's stories. Each step motivates creativity by allowing the reader's style of writing to surface. The book has examples and exercises that assist the reader in creating their own unique story. The book also includes marketing tips.


Wings of an ArtistWings of an Artist: Children's Book Illustrators Talk about Their Art by Julie Cummins; Barbara Kiefer
More than 20 illustrators of children's books, including Leo and Diane Dillon, James Ransome, Robert Sabuda, Maira Kalman, and Maurice Sendak, talk about what drove them to become artists and what art means to them. of color illustrations.


The Children`s Writer`s ReferenceThe Children's Writer's Reference by Eric Suben; Berthe Amoss
What type of animals work best in picture books? What periods in history are most popular with kids? Which 'problem stories' are right for which ages? This guide gives children's writers all the answers they need to write and illustrate stories kids will love and publishers will buy. From pre-reader to young adult, children's writers of any age group and genre will find the special market information they need here.


Picture Writing!Picture Writing by Anastasia Suen
Successful children's writing demands the ability to create vivid images with just a few words. This hands-on guide gives writers the tools they need to craft evocative characters, settings and plots fueled by the power of description.


The Children`s Writer`s ReferenceThe Children's Writer's Reference by Eric Suben; Berthe Amoss
What type of animals work best in picture books? What periods in history are most popular with kids? Which 'problem stories' are right for which ages? This guide gives children's writers all the answers they need to write and illustrate stories kids will love and publishers will buy. From pre-reader to young adult, children's writers of any age group and genre will find the special market information they need here.


Writing and Illustrating Children`s Books for PublicationWriting and Illustrating Children's Books for Publication: Two Perspectives by Berthe Amoss; Eric Suben
Learn about writing and publishing children's books from two professionals ... who are on opposite sides of the desk. An acclaimed author/illustrator shares creative tips and insights, to help you with ideas - recognize them when you see them; format - package your book for the "right" reader; theme - express what your story is really about; and illustration - make pictures tell the tale. A distinguished editor shows you the publisher's decision-making process from the inside out. Learn about submission - make your product irresistible to editors; revision - polish your story until it shines; acceptance - your "life after publication"; and rejection - persevere until publication. Presented in a lively, usable format, this book combines supportive advice with engaging true stories of publishing hits and misses, exercises, checklists, reading lists, and more.


The Way to Write for ChildrenThe Way to Write for Children by Joan Aiken
Revised and updated, this essential and practical guide by an award-winning children's author explains how to write books for children, from where to look to inspiration to practical advice on how to create characters and structure a plot.


The Children`s Writer`s ReferenceThe Children's Writer's Reference by Eric Suben; Berthe Amoss
What type of animals work best in picture books? What periods in history are most popular with kids? Which 'problem stories' are right for which ages? This guide gives children's writers all the answers they need to write and illustrate stories kids will love and publishers will buy. From pre-reader to young adult, children's writers of any age group and genre will find the special market information they need here.


Children Writer's and Illustrator's Market 2003 by Alice Pope (editor)
Everything Guide to Writing Children`s Books by Lesley Bolton
The Writer's Guide to Crafting Stories for Children by Nancy Lamb
How to Write & Illustrate Childrens Books and Get Them Published by Treld Pelkey Bicknell, Felicity Trotman (editors)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books by Harold D. Underdown and Lynne Rominger
Conversations with J.K. Rowling by J. K. Rowling, Lindsey Fraser
Creating Characters Kids Will Love by Elaine Marie Alphin
The Children's Writer's Reference by Eric Suben, Berthe Amoss
Winning Author's Tips on How to Write, Sell, and Promote Your Children's Books by Aaron Shepard
A Basic Guide to Writing, Selling, and Promoting Children's Books : Plus Information about Self-publishing by Betsy B. Lee
Way to Write for Children by Joan Aiken
Children's Writer's Word Book by Alijandra Mogilner
Writing for Young Adults by Sherry Garland
How to Write and Illustrate Children`s Books by Treld Pelkey and Felicity Trotman
Worlds of Childhood : The Art and Craft of Writing for Children by Maurice Sendak and William Zinsser
You Can Write Children's Books by Tracey E. Dils
Picture Writing: A New Approach to Writing for Kids and Teens by Anastasia Suen


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