Writing Irresistible Kidlit The Ultimate Guide to Crafting Fiction for Young Adult and Middle Grade Readers

ISBN-10: 1599635763

ISBN-13: 9781599635767

Edition: 2012

Authors: Mary Kole

List price: $20.99 Buy it from $4.47
eBook available
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description:

This text focuses heavily on aspects of the kidlit writing craft, pulls from the dynamic and constantly evolving canon of today's best children fiction, and is filled with writing exercises and challenges.
Used Starting from $11.81
New Starting from $16.18
eBooks Starting from $19.99
Buy eBooks
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Italian Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Portuguese Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Spanish Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
German Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: F&W Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/4/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Foreward
Kidlit Market Overview
Your Readers
Kidlit Then
…and Kidlit Now
Blockbuster Thinking
The Popularity of Series
Changes and Opportunities
Choosing an Audience
The Middle Grade Marketplace
The Young Adult Marketplace
Understanding Your Reader
The MG and YA Mindset
Inside The Mind of Your Middle Grade Reader
Inside The Mind of Your Young Adult Reader
What's the Big Idea?
Originality and New Ideas
Defining Commercial Novels
Loglines from the Shelves
How I've been Baited
Thinking Big
Storytelling Foundations
Starting a Story
Balancing Action and Information
Tense and POV
Character
The Hero's Journey and Introducing a Character
Make Me Care: Character Objective and Conflict
Sidekicks and Villains and Everyone in Between
Chapters, Scenes, and Beats
Character Growth and Change
Plot
A Lesson in Plot Structure
Developing Stakes and Tension
Using Backstory and Withholding
Subplots and the Muddy Middle
The Climax and Ending
Advanced Kidlit
Imagery and Setting
Word Choice and Voice
Theme, Big Ideas, and Big Questions
Authority and Authenticity
A Career in Kidlit
Getting a Literary Agent
Querying and Submitting Your Work
Conclusion
Index
×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×