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

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    BARBARA SEULING is the author and illustrator of more than sixty books for children, including the popular chapter book Oh No, It's Robert and its sequels, as well as picture books including Winter Lullaby, illustrated by Greg Newbold, and Whose House?, illustrated by Kay Chorao. She worked for nine years as a children's book editor for major publishing houses. Seuling is also the director of The Manuscript Workshop in Vermont.
    Your one-stop guide to writing and selling books for children

    Get the tools you need to:
    * Develop story ideas that work
    * Strengthen your writing skills
    * Improve your work habits
    * Write for different age groups
    * Look at your work critically
    * Submit proposals and manuscripts
    * Find the right publisher for your work
    * Understand and negotiate contracts
    * Work with agents and editors
    * Join the writing community


    Do you dream of becoming the next J. K. Rowling? Are you excited about writing for children but have no idea how to begin or where to send your material? Now, respected children's writer Barbara Seuling gives you the essential steps to getting published in the competitive, exciting world of children's literature.

    From finding story ideas and creating character sketches to plotting, writing dialogue, editing, and revising your work, you'll learn how to complete a manuscript and prepare it for submission. Whether you want to write picture or chapter books, fiction or nonfiction, poetry or plays, Seuling helps you master the different genres and capture a child's interest and imagination, from the early years to young adult. Her fully revised guide also covers the major developments in book publishing, including vital information about using the Internet to research the market and contact publishers. Seuling even discusses recent successes such as the Harry Potter series, as well as the growth of Amazon.com.

    Complete with updated lists of writing organizations, marketing information, and recommended reading, this is the only guide you need to start writing, get published, and touch the lives of children.

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    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
    ISBN 9780471676195
    Genre LITERARY CRITICISM / Children's Literature
    Format Paperback
    Pages 240
    Publisher Date 2004-11-22 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Turner Pub Co
    Copyright Year 2005
    Height 8.75 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.55 lb
    Language English
    Edition Number 3
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Seuling, Barbara

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