Writing for kids is fun and rewarding--if you can break into the fiercely competitive world of children's book publishing. With this guide, you'll learn how to write and promote a children's book that will impress any publisher. Whether you have a basic idea or a manuscript ready to go, you'll find all you need to build a successful career as a children's book author.
This clear and concise guide helps you:
Formulate an original idea, create an outline, and write the book
Learn the basics of children's storytelling, from point of view to story pacing
Find helpful writing workshops and conferences
Design a winning book proposal, get an agent, and negotiate a contract
Create a marketing and publicity plan
Use professional and social networking sites to promote your book
Full of eye-opening insider information and invaluable writing advice, this book should be on every aspiring author's bookshelf!