A Basic Guide to Writing, Selling, and Promoting Children's Books: Plus Information about Self-publishing

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Learning Abilities Books, 2000 - Authors and publishers - 40 pages
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Contents

About the Author and Her Books
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How Do I Start
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How Do I Know if My Writing Is Marketable?
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What Is the Best Format for Sending It?
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How Do I Make a Good First Impression?
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Should I Send Art Work?
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Why Should I Make a Picture Book Dummy?
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How Do I Grab and Keep a Readers Interest?
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Should I Pay to Have a Book Published?
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What Should I Know about Copyright?
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What Should I Do about Record Keeping?
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How Can I Increase Sales after Publication?
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Whats Next?
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Appendix A
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Appendix B
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Index
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What Are Guidelines for Writing Nonfiction?
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What about Other Kinds of Writing?
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