The Childrens Writers Guide

The Children S Writer S Guide Examines How You Can Get Started As A Writer, Create Time And Space To Pursue Your Craft And Deal With Lack Of Motivation And Writers Block Topics Covered Include Where Ideas Come From And How Writers Turn Them Into Stories, Choosing Names For Characters That Are Appropriate To The Story, The Importance Of Historical Research If Your Novel Is Set In A Different Era, Writing Science Fiction And Fantasy, And The Use Of Magic In Stories For Children The Author Examines The Role Of Editing And Revision And How To Deal With What Is Often The Inevitable Process Of Rejection, At Least Until Good Fortune Comes Your Way The Author Also Recounts Some Of His Experiences With Marketing And Promotion, Such As Book Launches And In Store Signings, Websites, Blogs, And Social Media, And Discusses Presentations, Workshops And Author In Residence Programs At Schools And Libraries.The Childrens Writers Guide


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  • 81 pages
  • The Childrens Writers Guide
  • Simon Rose
  • English
  • 05 February 2019

10 thoughts on “The Childrens Writers Guide

  1. says:

    Better the second time around.This is my second read of this book, I enjoyed it this time It reminded me of things that I forgotten from the first time after a laps of a few years due to family health issues I am now enthused to get writing again Thank you Simon for some great advice.

  2. says:

    Book Review Reviewed by Emily Jane Hills Orford for Readers Favorite Writing books for children is a marathon, not a sprint So claims children s author, Simon Rose With quite a few children s books published and in circulation, the author knows the amount of time and effort that goes into writing a book And the work never slows down It s than just writing As he points out in his book, The Children s Writer s Guide, there is a great deal of discipline and dedication that goes into pursuing an idea from its roots to the final product of a published book And the work doesn t stop there, as all writers today will agree There s the promotional package, the book signings, the in school visits and presentations, and much Writing a book, any book, is a job that never really comes to an end Simon s guide is a valuable resource for both beginner and established children s book writers In the first chapter, he provides some basic groundwork for all writers, with subsections with headings like In the Beginning and No Happily Ever After He continually stresses that writing is than just generating a great idea It s hard work and lots of it So writers need to be organized and committed to what they propose to write He leads you through the initial concept of finding the great idea to inspire the book, how to hook the reader, and some less traditional writing guide topics like choosing the right names for your characters and dea...

  3. says:

    For disclosure, Simon Rose provided coaching assistance during the draft stage of my first novel, and I received a copy of this Writer s Guide in exchange for my honest review This guide would be a terrific read for anyone who like myself had the notion to become a children s writer, without any idea how to go about doing that I was fortunate enough early on in my journey to meet Simon, as well as other writers that were willing to fill me in on the ins and outs of writing for Young Adults, but if you don t have those mentors in your circle, this guide can give you a flavor of what you re in for It addresses how to get started on your book, advice on ways to stick with it, as well as shares many tricks of the trade and writing tips Simon uses real examples from his own writing as examples in an easy to follow, practical format For those who are considering a career in writing, it also gi...

  4. says:

    I am starting to have several resources for writing children s books and this is definitely getting to be one of my favorites to go back to It is well written and is easy to keep on hand for those moments when you just need to quickly keep yourself on track with the publishing goals

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