The Everything Guide To Writing Children S Books

Author by : Luke Wallin
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Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : Writing for kids can be fun and rewarding-- if you can break into the competitive world of children's book publishing. Learn how to write and promote a children's book that will impress any publisher.


The Everything Guide To Writing Children S Books

Author by : Lesley Bolton
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


The Everything Guide To Personal Finance For Single Mothers Book

Author by : Susan Reynolds
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : Are you a single mother who worries about your family's financial future? The Everything Guide to Personal Finance for Single Mothers has the savvy financial advice you really need. Packed with helpful tips and sound financial practices, this practical yet inspirational guide leads you on a step-by-step journey to financial independence and security. This guide features tools to help you: Assess current financial health; Set goals near and far; Narrow the wage gap; and conquer debt. From how to get out of debt, establish good credit, and qualify for a mortgage to opening a college fund, planning for retirement, and even starting your own business, The Everything Guide to Personal Finance for Single Mothers is the financial advisor you need to secure your future-and that of your children. Susan Reynolds is a journalist, author, businesswoman, and single mother who handles her own financial affairs, including managing her retirement fund. Robert A. Bexton, CFA, has been an investment analyst since 1999. Currently, he manages $70 million of clients' assets for Moirai Capital Management. He holds the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst designation and earned a B.A. in Economics from UC Berkeley.


The Everything Guide To Buying Foreclosures

Author by : George Sheldon
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Total Read : 83
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Description : A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


The Everything Guide To Writing A Book Proposal

Author by : Meg Schneider
Languange : en
Publisher by : Everything
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Total Read : 15
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Description : The Everything® Guide to Writing a Book Proposal expertly instructs authors on how to create a proposal that will capture the attention of agents and book publishers. Writer Meg Schneider and literary agent Barb Doyen show writers how to grab an editor from the first page, fully research and explain the market, position the book against the competition, write an impressive author biography, and know what sample materials to attach. Schneider and Doyen fully explain how to: Create a proposal for any genre; Know what agents and publishers look for; Avoid phrases that move the proposal into the slush pile; Rework a proposal using suggestions from an agent of editor. The Everything® Guide to Writing a Book Proposal shows novice authors how to avoid blunders and build agent and publisher relationships with confidence.


The Everything Guide To Writing Nonfiction

Author by : Richard D Bank
Languange : en
Publisher by : Everything
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Total Read : 23
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Description : Everyone wants to be a published writer. But only a few manage to break into print. In this guide, Richard D. Bank provides expert advice to help you reach your goals of writing and selling articles, essays, and books. Featuring step-by-step instructions covering all aspects of writing, including how to: Master the elements of creative nonfiction Conduct interviews and take accurate notes Find your unique voice Develop good research and editing skills Write with authority and confidence Sell writing to periodicals and publishers Whether you want to write an intimate memoir, a magazine story, or a scholarly article, you’ll find all you need to see your bylines in print.


Writing Children S Books

Author by : Anthony D. Fredericks
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Description : Far too many prospective childrens authors get stuck on the fundamental (and universal) question of all writers - Where do I start? That's simply because they're unsure about the nature of the children's book market and the skills necessary for literary success. Writing Children's Books answers the plight of these writers by providing proven strategies and insider information. This powerful how-to guide shows, in eye-opening detail, exactly how children's authors, both beginning and novice, can have a productive and successful writing career. As the only book to deal exclusively with all the concerns, issues, and questions of prospective children's authors, it features simplicity, step-by-step directions; and offers strategies and data that guarantee literary success. Written by award-winning children's author and writing instructor Anthony D. Fredericks, Writing Children's Books includes a plethora of techniques, strategies, and information to guide any potential children's author from blank sheet of paper (or computer screen) to viable, publishable manuscript.


The Everything Guide To Comedy Writing

Author by : Mike Bent
Languange : en
Publisher by : Everything
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Description : A guy walks into a bar... With this guide, aspiring comics will learn to navigate the complex world of comedy writing. Discover how to tap into your natural sense of humor through real-life examples and hands-on skill-building exercises. Learn the best ways to come up with ideas and write comedy that gets laughs--every time! Mike Bent, an accomplished stand-up comedian and teacher, provides the inside scoop on techniques to jump-start your comedy writing career, including how to: Develop comic characters for sketches and scenes Create and polish a standup routine Write for TV and movies Use the web to advance your comedy career Everyone loves a comedian. But breaking into this tough field is no laughing matter. After sharpening your comedy-writing skills with this practical (and funny!) guide, you'll feel comfortable adding humor to everyday situations and may even take a chance on your dream job in show business!


2012 Novel Short Story Writer S Market

Author by : Adria Haley
Languange : en
Publisher by : Penguin
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Description : The Best Resource Available for Getting Your Fiction Published For more than 30 years, Novel & Short Story Writer's Market has provided aspiring authors with the most complete and up-to-date information they need on publishing their work. This edition is the best yet, with more than 1,500 listings and more Edited byial content than ever before—with interviews and articles from industry insiders on pertinent topics like the importance of developing your prose style, creating a voice and authentic dialogue appropriate to your genre, strategies for self-publishing, and tips and tools to help you manage the time you spend on perfecting your craft. You also gain access to: • Thorough indexes that make choosing the best potential markets easier • A 1-year subscription to WritersMarket.com's searchable online database of fiction publishers (comes with print version only) • A free digital download of Writer's Yearbook featuring the 100 Best Markets Includes an exclusive 60-minute FREE WEBINAR with the staff of Writer's Digest Books that will teach you how to write query letters that get results "I can't imagine a fiction writer of any stripe not having this in their library." —James Scott Bell, author of The Art of War for Writers and Write Great Fiction: Plot & Structure "This invaluable writer's resource is the foundation on which real dreams are built. A wise and necessary investment." —River Jordan, author of The Miracle of Mercy Land


Novel Short Story Writer S Market 2016

Author by : Rachel Randall
Languange : en
Publisher by : Penguin
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Description : THE BEST RESOURCE FOR GETTING YOUR FICTION PUBLISHED Novel & Short Story Writer's Market 2016 is the only resource you need to get your short stories, novellas, and novels published. As with past editions, Novel & Short Story Writer's Market offers hundreds of listings for book publishers, literary agents, fiction publications, contests, and more. Each listing includes contact information, submission guidelines, and other essential tips. This edition includes articles and interviews on all aspects of the writing life: • Learn how to unlock character motivations to drive your story forward. • Imbue your fiction with a distinct, memorable voice. • Revise and polish your novels and short stories for successful submission. • Gain insight from best-selling authors Chris Bohjalian, John Sandford, Lisa Scottoline, and more. You'll also gain access to a one-year subscription to WritersMarket.com's searchable online database of fiction publishers,* as well as a free digital download of Writer's Yearbook, featuring the 100 Best Markets: WritersDigest.com/WritersDigest-Yearbook-15. + Includes exclusive access to the webinar "The Three Missing Pieces of Stunning Story Structure" by writing instructor and best-selling author K.M. Weiland *Please note: The e-book version of this title does not include a one-year subscription to WritersMarket.com. "After you've written 50,000 words, there seem to be 50,000 different things you need to know to publish your novel. Novel and Short Story Writer's Market helps clarify options so you can find the best publishing home for your work." --Grant Faulkner, executive director of National Novel Writing Month "I've published more than 200 short stories, and Novel & Short Story Writer's Market has been an essential tool in my success. It's a literary bible for anyone seriously interested in marketing fiction." --Jacob M. Appel, winner of the Dundee International Book Award and the Hudson Prize


How To Write A Children S Book

Author by : Anonim
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Total Read : 17
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Description : If you have ever wanted to write a true children's classic, then you must dive into a child's mind to see what makes them tick. Within the pages of this guide, all your questions will be expertly answered in a way that is simple and easy to read.Follow along and discover how a children's story is written--from finding out what a child prefers to read to getting the most from your marketing efforts. Every aspect, from beginning to end, is covered within the pages of this guide.Understand why some children's books, such as a Dr. Seuss classic, succeed while other, seemingly well written children's books fail. Within this guide, you will understand what components of a story make up a children's story and how to keep the child interested in reading your book. The guide does not stop there. After you have a quality book written, follow the steps to bring your book to market and have children reading it from every corner of the globe.You can have the best book ever written, but if nobody knows about it, it will go unread. Avoid the pitfalls of many writers and follow these steps.Children's book author, Rusty W. Baker and his series of children's books have, successfully done every step that he references in this guide. Take it from someone that has already been there. You need this guide.


2013 Guide To Literary Agents

Author by : Chuck Sambuchino
Languange : en
Publisher by : Penguin
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Description : The Best Resource Available for Finding a Literary Agent! No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for kids or adults--you need a literary agent to secure a book deal. The 2013 Guide to Literary Agents is your essential resource for finding that literary agent--without fear of being scammed--and getting your book published. This new, updated edition of GLA includes: • Completely updated contact and submission information for more than 1,000 literary agents seeking new clients. • Craft and business advice from more than 35 literary agents--on topics such as query letters, children's books, synopses and proposals, memoir writing, first chapters, conferences, platform and more! • 12 "Breaking In" success stories from debut writers who explain how they got their books published. Includes "New Agent Spotlights"--profiles on literary reps actively building their client list right now. "The Guide to Literary Agents was an indispensable tool for me when I was querying agents. I highly recommend it for any aspiring author--in addition to a comprehensive listing of literary agents, it contains valuable information about the query and submission process." --Darien Gee, author of Friendship Bread: A Novel "I just signed with literary agent Chip MacGregor, and I came upon him through the Guide to Literary Agents. If not for GLA, I'd probably still be looking." --Les Edgerton, author of Hooked as well as several novels PLEASE NOTE: Free subscriptions are NOT included with the e-book edition of this title.


Everything Home Decorating

Author by : Cheryl Kimball
Languange : en
Publisher by : Everything
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Total Read : 97
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Description : Offers room-by-room tips for creating a beautiful home, including advice on ceilings, walls, floors, windows, and lighting for all types of spaces.


Self Publishing A Children S Book

Author by : Alliance of Independent Authors
Languange : en
Publisher by : Font Publications
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Total Read : 48
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Description : Children’s book authors: Self-publishing a children’s book means not just writing a good manuscript but also producing the book in various formats, and selling it to those who purchase books for young readers. This guidebook from the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) provides the practical guidance you need. Drawing on the expertise of ALLi’s self-publishing children’s writers, and with input from ALLi’s Children’s Advisor, the highly successful children’s author Karen Inglis, this book provides everything you need to know to publish and sell children’s books in ebook and print editions, and promote them face-to-face and online. Structured across the seven stages of the publishing process—editorial, design, production, distribution, marketing, promotion and rights licensing–it will teach you: - How to work with professional children’s editors, illustrators and designers, and how ALLi can help you to find them - Why in-person events like school visits matter and how to do them successfully - How tools and tech can help you and make your publishing life productive and profitable In this #AskALLi Guidebook: Everything you need to know to create beautiful children’s books and reach the readers who’ll most enjoy them.


Everything Massage Book

Author by : Valerie Voner
Languange : en
Publisher by : Everything
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Total Read : 80
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Description : When to call in the professionals. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).


Everything Success Book

Author by : Joseph Nigro
Languange : en
Publisher by : Everything
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Total Read : 23
Total Download : 368
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Description : Are you one of the millions of people re-evaluating your priorities? Do you measure your personal success based on your finances, your career, or your personal relationships? Or perhaps all of the above? The Everything Success Book helps you balance all areas of your life and reach your true potential. The authors, Joseph Nigro -- a longtime personal coach and business consultant -- and Nicholas Nigro -- author of The Everything Coaching and Mentoring Book -- provide just the right mix of common-sense advice and inspiration to enable you to discover a positive outlook, persevere during difficult financial times, and keep focused on long-term goals.


Writing Picture Books Revised And Expanded Edition

Author by : Ann Whitford Paul
Languange : en
Publisher by : Penguin
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Total Read : 85
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Description : Master the Art of Writing Enthralling Tales for the Youngest pre-and emerging readers! Fully updated and thoroughly revised, Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition is the go-to resource for writers crafting stories for children ages two to eight. You'll learn the unique set of skills it takes to bring your story to life by using tightly focused text and leaving room for the illustrator to be creative. Award-winning author Ann Whitford Paul helps you develop the skills you need by walking you through techniques and exercises specifically for picture book writers. You'll find: • Instruction on generating ideas, creating characters, point-of-view, beginnings and endings, plotting, word count, rhyme, and more • Unique methods for using poetic techniques to enrich your writing • Hands-on revision exercises (get out your scissors, tape, and highlighters) to help identify problems and improve your picture book manuscripts • Updated tips for researching the changing picture book market, approaching publishers, working with an agent, and developing a platform • All new quizzes and examples from picture books throughout • New chapters cover issues such as page turns, agents, and self-publishing Whether you're just starting out as a picture book writer or have tried unsuccessfully to get your work published, Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition is just what you need to craft picture books that will appeal to young children and parents, and agents and editors.


So You Want To Write A Children S Book

Author by : Rebekah Sack
Languange : en
Publisher by : Atlantic Publishing Company
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Description : Young adults are in the prime position to write children’s books because they can actually remember what it was like to be a kid. Take Jake Marcionette, for example, who reached the NY Times bestseller list at the age of 12. His books for middle grades are praised for having such a realistic, authentic voice. This book gives the young audience everything they need to know to successfully write and publish a children’s book. From understanding the children’s book market to learning about illustrations and design, this book has it all. Top publishers and writers in the industry — such as Aaron Shepard, Susan Collins Thoms, Fiona Tapp, and more — have lent their expertise to this book to provide an overview of everything that is needed in the process. Also included is a foreword by children’s book author Cathleen Francisco, and an afterword by author, mentor, and entrepreneur Melissa Carter. You will learn what morals and values publishers and readers look for in good children’s books, what you should expect in a publication deal, what material is appropriate for each age range, and how to convey messages in a way that appeals to both parents and children. This book will help you learn how to build a relationship with your editor, what to expect in revisions, and the process of selling your book. Any young adult that is interested in starting any kind of writing career will learn valuable tips and tricks to understanding the publishing market with this conversational, easy-to-read book.


The Encyclopedia Of Writing And Illustrating Children S Books

Author by : Desdemona McCannon
Languange : en
Publisher by : Running PressBook Pub
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 64
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Description : "Inspiration, drawing skills, narrative, storyboards, characters, typography, page layouts"--Cover.


Everything Dog Book

Author by : Carlo Devito
Languange : en
Publisher by : Everything
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Total Read : 44
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Description : Packed with illustrations, instructions, and useful tips, this is the one book dog owners and their families can turn to for everything they need to know to raise happy, healthy dogs. Two color.


Everything Ghost Book

Author by : Jason Rich
Languange : en
Publisher by : Everything
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Total Read : 47
Total Download : 349
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Description : A collection of the scariest true stories of ghosts, haunted houses and otherunexplained phantoms and spirits. Illustrations.


Writing And Illustrating Children S Books For Publication

Author by : Berthe Amoss
Languange : en
Publisher by : Writer's Digest Books
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 74
Total Download : 372
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Description : A revised tenth anniversary edition blends encouraging advice with hands-on activity recommendations, in a guide for prospective writers that features literary exercises, checklists, targeted reading lists, updated case histories, online research lists, and submissions information.


Become A Bestselling Children S Book Author

Author by : Ursula Zimmer
Languange : en
Publisher by : BoD – Books on Demand
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 67
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File Size : 40,8 Mb
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Description : Of the many genres of writing a potential writer can break into, children's literature may be one of the most exciting and rewarding, yet it can also be one of the most difficult ones to gain a foothold. It takes passion, persistence, talent and a deep knowledge of the publishing requirements and atmosphere. This book is an invitation to that world, offering the education and background you need to succeed as a children's author. Creating a bestselling children's book may seem like a far-flung dream, yet proper preparation is the first step in making that dream a reality. From understanding the importance of children's books to planning your story, expanding your creativity to discovering your sub-niche, this book will guide you through each and every step along the journey, including the final steps of publication and promotion. Children need and want to read books, books you can write for them, with the right planning an preparation.


Writer S And Illustrator S Guide To Children S Book Publishers And Agents

Author by : Ellen Renée Shapiro
Languange : en
Publisher by : Three Rivers Press (CA)
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 35
Total Download : 186
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Description : The comprehensive and smartly written guide to finding an edge in the children's book market helps readers learn the most important skills and presentation tips they will need to excel in this very difficult market. Original. 10,000 first printing.


Write Flash Fiction A Creative Writer S Guide

Author by : Write Beautiful
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 90
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Description : This Flash Fiction Writing guide is perfect for those who love to write stories and need a helpful guide to get their creative ideas flowing. Jot down ideas for your novel, short story, children's book, teen novel. Encourage young writer's to get started on their creative writing and use this guide to make your next fictional masterpiece!


Writing Children S Books For Dummies

Author by : Lisa Rojany Buccieri
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 81
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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.


A Teen S Guide To Writing A Children S Book

Author by : Kate McPhail
Languange : en
Publisher by : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 78
Total Download : 446
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Description : A guide for teachers, librarians, or parents interested in teaching writing skills. This book guides students through the basics needed for planning, writing, editing, illustrating, and formatting a book. At the end of the twelve sessions, they will be able to send their book to a publisher for printing. The book includes planning forms, which can be used or adapted as needed.


Everything Pregnancy Book

Author by : Adams Media TBD
Languange : en
Publisher by : Everything
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 99
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File Size : 45,5 Mb
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Description : Safe, specially tailored exercises for before and after delivery.