Writing Children's Books for Dummies (Paperback)

By Lisa Rojany Buccieri, Peter Economy

For Dummies, 9781118356463, 366pp.

Publication Date: December 17, 2012

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Description

Everything aspiring authors need to write, publish, and sell a children's book

Everyone loves a children's book--and many dream about writing one. But is it actually possible for an unpublished writer--armed with a good story idea and a love of kids--to write, sell, publish, and promote a book? Yes, it is

Clearly and concisely written with straightforward advice and a plethora of specific up-to-date recommendations, Writing Children's Books For Dummies provides step-by-step information on everything aspiring children's book authors need to know--from researching the current marketplace to developing story ideas, strengthening writing skills, dealing with editors, and submitting proposals and manuscripts to agents and publishers.

  • Updated and improved writing exercises
  • All new content on social media and establishing an online presence as an author
  • Fresh, updated content on publishing via hard copy and all the e- platforms

From setting down that first word on paper to doing a successful publicity tour, Writing Children's Books For Dummies gives you the confidence and the insiders' know-how to write and sell the story you've always wanted to write.



About the Author

Lisa Rojany Buccieri has written and ghostwritten more than 100 children's and grown-up's books, both fiction and nonfiction, including board books, picture books, and young adult series. Peter Economy is a bestselling author, coauthor, and ghostwriter of more than 55 books, including several For Dummies titles.