How to Write a Children's Book and Get It Published

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Cengage Gale, 1984 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 191 pages
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An Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild Here is everything the aspiring children's author needs to know about the five essential steps to publication: researching the current marketplace, developing story ideas, strengthening writing skills and improving work habits, submitting proposals and manuscripts to agents and publishers, and becoming part of the writing community. What's more, this revised and expanded edition contains updated reading lists and organizational references, as well as the latest information on word processing and illustrating with computers. There's also a new chapter on writing plays for children, and innovative suggestions for handling difficult contemporary issues such as AIDS. From character sketches to bound books, author/editor Barbara Seuling shows how to get involved and work toward success in today's world of children's literature.

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Contents

A CLOSER LOOK AT CHILDRENS BOOKS
1
You the Childrens Book Writer Maybe
3
What Is a Childrens Book?
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Copyright

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About the author (1984)

Barbara Seuling was born in Brooklyn, New York. She spent many years as a children's book editor, publishing her first book at that time. Since then, she has also written The Teeny Tiny Woman, which she also illustrated, Winter Lullaby, and Oh No, It's Robert. Barbara is a member of the board of advisors of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She is also the founder and director of The Manuscript Workshop, a workshop for writers of children's books. Barbara has received the Christopher Medal and the Award of the American Institute of Graphic Artists.

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