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

ISBN-10: 0471676195

ISBN-13: 9780471676195

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Barbara Seuling

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Using her own experience as a successful writer and editor of children's books, Barbara Seuling outlines five steps to publishing success - researching the marketplace, developing story ideas, strengthening writing skills and work habits, submitting proposals and manuscripts, and joining the writing community.
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List price: $15.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

BARBARA SEULING is the author and illustrator of more than sixty books for children, including the popular chapter book Oh No, It's Robert and its sequels, as well as picture books including Winter Lullaby, illustrated by Greg Newbold, and Whose House?, illustrated by Kay Chorao. She worked for nine years as a children's book editor for major publishing houses. Seuling is also the director of The Manuscript Workshop in Vermont.

A Closer Look at Children's Books
You, the Children's Book Writer ... Maybe: Defining Your Goals
What Is a Children's Book?: The Variety of Books Published Today
How to Become an Expert: Getting to Know Children's Books
Lessons from the Past: A Short History of Children's Books
Developing Your Ideas
Where Did You Get That Idea?: How to Find Ideas and Work with Them
Sabotage Made Easy: Procrastination and What to Do about It
Learning Your Craft: How to Become a Better Writer
Writing Your Book: What You Need to Know and Do
Writing Picture Books
Writing Easy-to-Read Books
Writing Early Chapter Books
Writing Fiction
Writing Nonfiction
Writing in Verse
Writing Plays
Selling Your Book
Who Cares?: Queries and Proposals
Submitting Your Manuscript: Presenting Yourself to a Publisher
For the Writer Who Is Also an Illustrator: What the Illustrator Needs to Know
Changing Markets: Finding the Right Publisher for Your Work
A Publisher in Your Future
Out of the Slush Pile and into the Fire: What Publishers Do
Your Editor-Friend or Dragon?: Working with an Editor
Joining the Writing Community: Taking an Active Role
Book Lists
Children's Literature-History and Criticism
Marketing Information
Books on the Craft
Services, Studies, and Support
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