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Do you dream of becoming the next J. K. Rowling? Are you excited about writing for children but have no idea how to begin or where to send your material? Now, respected children's writer Barbara Seuling gives you the essential steps to getting published in the competitive, exciting world of children's literature.
From finding story ideas and creating character sketches to plotting, writing dialogue, editing, and revising your work, you'll learn how to complete a manuscript and prepare it for submission. Whether you want to write picture or chapter books, fiction or nonfiction, poetry or plays, Seuling helps you master the different genres and capture a child's interest and imagination, from the early years to young adult. Her fully revised guide also covers the major developments in book publishing, including vital information about using the Internet to research the market and contact publishers. Seuling even discusses recent successes such as the Harry Potter series, as well as the growth of Amazon.com.
Complete with updated lists of writing organizations, marketing information, and recommended reading, this is the only guide you need to start writing, get published, and touch the lives of children.
It wasn't in as good a condition as described but it will be ok. The bottom edges were very worn and lots of wear on corners of cover... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Hiking mom
great book. informative and easy to read. I hope to benefit from it** tells me what I have to dioPublished 6 months ago by Rita Mannas
This is very informative and helpful. I did buy a couple more books on the topic though, it doesn't have a ton of information on publishing. Great intro book on the topic.Published 9 months ago by Tricia Connor
I never thought I would ever want to write a book, let alone a children's book but out of a dream came an inspiration for me to do just that. Read morePublished 10 months ago by valerie a lally
Bought this for my daughter. She loves it and is on her way to finishing her first children's book. She said this book helped her in writing her book and also getting it published.Published 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is a great book that helps the writer make the connections to the publishing industry and provides the writer with a good foundation of what to expect if you choose to write a... Read morePublished 19 months ago by M. Boehringer
Entering into a new professional field offers excitement as well as challenges. The advice, knowledge, and direction offered by Barbara exceeded all expectations. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Linda
This book contains splendid and valuable information for someone new to the writing and publishing world. Read morePublished 22 months ago by mies