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

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Wiley, Jan 1, 1992 - Literary Criticism - 224 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 (1992)

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.

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