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How to write a children's book and get it published

Author: Barbara Seuling
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2004.
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A fully revised and updated guide to success in the children's book market Here, from a successful writer and editor of children's books, is the ultimate guide for aspiring authors who dream of publishing for children. Using her own experience as well as studies of recent successes like the Harry Potter series, Seuling outlines five steps to success: researching the marketplace, developing story ideas, strengthening  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Seuling, Barbara.
How to write a children's book and get it published.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2004
(DLC) 2004004691
(OCoLC)54503578
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Seuling
ISBN: 0471685747 9780471685746
OCLC Number: 57596035
Description: 1 online resource (v, 233 pages) : illustrations
Contents: You, the children's book writer ... maybe : defining your goals --
What is a children's book? : the variety of books published today --
How to become an expert : getting to know children's books --
Lessons from the past : short history of children's books --
Where did you get that idea? : how to find ideas and work with them --
Sabotage made easy : procrastination and what to do about it --
Learning your craft : how to become a better writer --
Writing picture books --
Writing easy-to-read books --
Writing chapter books --
Writing fiction --
Writing nonfiction --
Writing in verse --
Writing plays --
Who cares? : queries and proposals --
Submitting your manuscript : presenting yourself to a publisher --
For the writer who is also an illustrator : what the illustrator needs to know --
Changing markets : finding the right publisher for your work --
Out of the slush pile and into the fire : what publishers do --
Your editor--friend or dragon? : working with an editor --
Joining the writing community : taking an active role.
Other Titles: Write a children's book and get it published
Responsibility: Barbara Seulin.
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A fully revised and updated guide to success in the children's book market Here, from a successful writer and editor of children's books, is the ultimate guide for aspiring authors who dream of publishing for children. Using her own experience as well as studies of recent successes like the Harry Potter series, Seuling outlines five steps to success: researching the marketplace, developing story ideas, strengthening writing skills and work habits, submitting proposals and manuscripts, and joining the writing community.

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