How to write a children's book and get it published

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Scribner, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 214 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

You the Childrens Book Writer Maybe
3
What Is a Childrens Book?
10
How to Become an Expert
19
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Barbara Seuling, theAuthor and illustrator of more than twenty books for children, including a book of magic tricks and the popular "Freaky Facts" series, worked for nine years for major publishing houses as a children's book editor. She lives in New York City and Landonderry, Vermont.