Children's books are one of the hottest genres in fiction. What does that mean to you? If you're planning to write a picture book or YA novel, it means that competition will be fierce. In order to break in to this popular marketplace, you're going to need all the help you can get.
Consider this kit of carefully selected children's writing resources your saving grace. Learn what young children, tweens and teens are looking for in a story. Read useful writing advice from a number of best-selling children's authors, and review publishing recommendations from dozens of prominent literary agents, most of whom are seeking new clients.The Writing for Children
| Publish Your Children's or Teen Fiction in Today's Market (OnDemand Webinar) |
Whether you aspire to write engaging middle-grade books for tweens, or fantastic novels for teen readers, there are tips and tricks that you need to know. Learn what each audience in children's books is looking for and how you can capitalize on these needs. Plus discover how to make your project and pitch irresistible to agents and publishers.
| Picture Book Craft Intensive: Telling Children's Stories in Today's Market (OnDemand Webinar) |
Because early children's books are so unique and specific—if you want to do them right, that is—this entire 90-minute session is devoted to the picture book area of the kidlit craft. Learn what essential elements your book must have to capture the imaginations of young readers and hook the interest of publishing professionals.
| 2012 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market (Paperback Book) |
The definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Review more than 700 listings for children's book publishers and magazines. Read interviews with acclaimed best-selling children's authors. Plus peruse through other informative articles on topics such as composing a query letter, selling articles to magazines, creating your writer "voice," working with co-writers, attending a writer's conference, and more.
| Writing for Kids & YA (Digital Issue) From advice on building convincing characters, to agent and editor tips on breaking in to the kidlit genre, this digital issue of Writer's Digest Magazine is packed full of useful information for anyone interested in writing for children or YA's. |