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If you think true books for children are boring, then it’s been too long since you’ve read one. Lyrical writing, in-depth research, breath-taking photography, and detailed illustrations are the new norm in nonfiction. Here’s how you can reap the benefits of writing nonfiction.
Top children’s book editor Emma Dryden concludes her three part interview series with CBI Publisher Laura Backes by describing the best business practices for today’s authors, and why every writer needs an editor.
A favorable mention on a book review blog can go a long way toward promoting your book. But how do you know which blogs to submit to when there are hundreds to choose from? We’re here to help. We sifted through the lists and chose this baker’s dozen of the absolute best review blogs.
In the late 50’s, Allen Ginsberg asked his friend Jack Kerouac to explain his concept of “spontaneous prose”. Kerouac responded with a series of maxims that are, in turn, inspirational, provocative and, sometimes, baffling. And, like almost everything Kerouac did, they’re just plain cool. This video picks some of our favorites. Watch […]
Successful authors have done one single, simple thing that has helped them vault to success writing children’s books. In this video, Jon tells you exactly what it is!
If you’re self-publishing an ebook, app, or print book that you plan to sell online — bypassing the bookstores — you get to follow a slightly different set of “rules”.
Ever wish you could give your book’s setting that “you are there” feeling, but can’t afford the plane ticket to do the in-person research? Now you can experience the next best thing: virtual travel.