Writing picture books is a true challenge. In fact, many authors consider writing a picture book to be the hardest type of writing there is, and yet editors receive more picture book manuscripts than any other genre. To make your work stand out from the crowd, you need to do more than study how to […]
Occasionally, the well for new story ideas runs dry and we must mine for fresh ones. We all know to look in such places as the newspaper, television news, and even advertisements for ideas. But have you thought of researching yourself? You are a mine of experiences, feelings, and knowledge.
A live discussion with educators who have become published children’s book authors. This is geared toward beginners and aspiring writers, with special emphasis on the best ways to get started as a writer for children and teens.
Getting a contract to create a children’s book series can jumpstart any writer’s career. Here’s the best way to get started on that exciting path.