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Writing for children and young adults

Author: Marion Crook
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : Self-Counsel Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd editionView all editions and formats
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"The dynamic world of reading and writing has changed greatly over the past few years. Writers are pitching their ideas online, exchanging works in progress with critique partners and forming street teams to promote their work. The online community of writers is a fast-paced and often confusing place. In the publishing world today, writers need to direct online traffic to their book and stimulate sales. In addition  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Crook, Marion, 1941-
Writing for children and young adults./.
Vancouver, BC : Self-Counsel Press, 2016
(CaOONL)20169051501
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marion Crook
ISBN: 9781770402768 1770402764
OCLC Number: 1035252414
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Marion Crook.

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"The dynamic world of reading and writing has changed greatly over the past few years. Writers are pitching their ideas online, exchanging works in progress with critique partners and forming street teams to promote their work. The online community of writers is a fast-paced and often confusing place. In the publishing world today, writers need to direct online traffic to their book and stimulate sales. In addition to the tried and true advice author Marion Crook shared in earlier editions of Writing for Children and Young Adults, in this vibrant new edition, Crook explains some of the nuances and choices about the writing world online that can overwhelm writers. In Writing for Children and Young Adults, Third Edition, Crook introduces new opportunities in a genre called New Adult for 18-25-year-old readers. As well, she revisits the fundamentals of writing: establishing character, creating lively dialogue and developing plot with stories from her own writing career and with updated worksheets and examples. This edition of the book shows the writer how to begin a story, plan plot, develop and hone it for an agent or publisher. It explains how to make the crucial submission for a book that agents want to represent and publishers want to buy. Writing for Children and Young Adults helps you create the book that can help you create the manuscript that sells!"--

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