Writing Children's Books

Writing Children's Books

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Packed full of useful tips and information, this comprehensive guide will become a trusty companion for anyone wishing to write a children's book, covering every stage of inspiration, title development and publishing.. Once you have found your inspiration, learn how to research the market before launching into writing.. Discover approaches to writing for this genre: cultivating your idea, completing the writing, and making necessary revisions.. Find out how to choose the right publisher and agent, as well as getting to grips with the editorial and production processes.. Finally, ensure your book realises it's full potential through successful marketing and self-promotion.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 203 x 234mm
  • DAVID & CHARLES
  • Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
  • 20 illustrations, 2-colour illustrations throughout
  • 0715323199
  • 9780715323199

Table of contents

Introduction; The importance of children's books; Types of children's books; Do you have what it takes? Furthering your education; Research the market; Cultivating the idea; Writing your story; Revising your story; Putting pictures to words; Finding the perfect publisher; Consider an agent; Submitting a manuscript; Coping with acceptance or rejection; The writer's rights; The editorial process; The production process; Marketing and publicity; Promoting the book yourself; Where will you go from here? Indexshow more