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Writing Children's Books For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05321-8
384 pages
March 2011
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Part I: The ABCs of Writing for Children.

Chapter 1: The Basics of Writing Children’s Books.

Chapter 2: Children’s Book Formats and Genres.

Chapter 3: Understanding the Children’s Book Market.

Part II: Immersing Yourself in the Writing Process.

Chapter 4: Setting Up Your Workspace.

Chapter 5: Starting with a Great Idea.

Chapter 6: Researching Your Audience and Subject.

Part III: Creating a Spellbinding Story.

Chapter 7: Creating Compelling Characters.

Chapter 8: The Plot Thickens: Conflict, Climax, and Resolution.

Chapter 9: Can We Talk? Writing Dialogue.

Chapter 10: Setting the Scene.

Chapter 11: Finding Your Voice: Point of View and Tone.

Chapter 12: Writing Creative Nonfiction and How-To Books.

Part IV: Making Your Story Shine.

Chapter 13: Editing and Formatting Your Way to a Happy Ending.

Chapter 14: To Illustrate or Not to Illustrate.

Chapter 15: Finding Feedback and Encouragement.

Part V: Getting Published and Promoting Your Book.

Chapter 16: Getting an Agent to Represent You.

Chapter 17: Finding the Perfect Publisher and Signing a Contract.

Chapter 18: Following the Publishing Process.

Chapter 19: Donning Your Publicity Cap.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: More than Ten Great Sources for Storylines.

Chapter 21: Ten Best Ways to Promote Your Story.


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