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

Author: Andrea Shavick
Publisher: Oxford : How To Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by a published author who has been there, seen it and done it, this book covers virtually everything you need to know about the international picture book market and selling your work to agent and publishers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Shavick
ISBN: 9781845284626 1845284623
OCLC Number: 747917376
Description: xiii, 141 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction; 1. What is a picture book?; 2. Thinking about your audience; 3. What to write about; 4. Creating characters; 5. Subjects to avoid; 6. Word count; 7. Plot planning and the rule of three; 8. Language and language structure; 9. Textural devices and page turners; 10. Editing; 11. Titles; 12. Preparing your manuscript; 13. Title sheets; 14. The covering letter; 15. Illustrations; 16. Choosing a publisher; 17. Submitting work; 18. Copyright - how to protect your ideas; 19. Agents; 20. Your work is accepted - now that?; 21. Dealing with rejections; 22. Other routes to publication; Recommended books, websites & writing organisations; Index.
Responsibility: Andrea Shavick.

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Written by a published author who has been there, seen it and done it, this book covers virtually everything you need to know about the international picture book market and selling your work to agent and publishers.

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