The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books: How to Write, Publish, and Promote Books for Children of All Ages! (Paperback)

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    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 atThe Louisville Review.

    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!

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    ISBN 9781440505492
    Genre REFERENCE / Writing Skills
    Format Paperback
    Pages 289
    Publisher Date 2011-01-18 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Everything
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 7.75 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 1.2 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle How to Write, Publish, and Promote Books for Children of All Ages!
    Series Name Everything Series
    Edition Number 2
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Wallin, Luke
    Country of Origin United States

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