So You Want to Write a Children's Book : An Insider's Handbook for Children's Writers and Illustrators Who Want to Get Published (Paperback)

Author: Carver, Peter

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This handbook for new and aspiring children''s authors and illustrators is the ultimate guide to the whole process of writing a book and getting it to the publisher. Written by one of North America''s leading children''s book editors, this book will show writers how to begin, how to develop the story, and more.

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Publisher Midpoint Trade Books Inc
Mfg Part# 9780889954564
SKU 218179699
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0889954569
Release Date 5/1/2011
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Ever wanted to write or illustrate a children’s book and have no idea where to begin or where to seek publication?   This handbook for new and aspiring children’s authors and illustrators is the ultimate guide to the whole process of writing your book and getting it to the publisher. Written in clear and expert prose by Peter Carver, one of North America’s leading children’s book editors, this book will show you how to begin, how to develop the story, how to speak to your audience, and how to refine the work for publication. Peter does not beat around the bush:  Wring a children’s book is hard but rewarding work that requires the kinds of skill and dedication you can develop from the wisdom and guidance found in these pages. It includes:   How to get started Writing for you audience Producing the Manuscript Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama How illustrators get hired Illustrating picture books and nonfiction Planning your portfolio Fiction and Nonfiction, trade or Education markets Should you get an agent? Submitting for publication Self publication Contracts Copyright How a publishing house works Lists or writers’ resources and associations And much more
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0124
Publisher Red Deer Press

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