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  • Genre:LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • SubGenre:Composition & Creative Writing
  • Language:English
  • Pages:93
  • eBook ISBN:9781483512341

Write a Marketable Children's Book in 7 Weeks

by Shirley Raye Redmond and Jennifer McKerley

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Overview
At last, a step by step writing plan that explains how to start your book and actually finish it. This workbook opens up the world of children’s publishing and reveals the secrets of crafting a marketable book.
Description
This easy to follow guide explains the children's book market and how to research ideas to determine if they are marketable. It shows step by step how to plot (with great examples), how to grab kids' attention, how to develop characters and dialogue, and how to market the book once it is written and polished. The authors provide examples of query and cover letters and correctly formatted manuscripts.
About the author
Shirley Raye Redmond is an award-winning writer and frequent conference speaker. She has sold 27 books and over 450 magazine and newspaper articles. Her children’s book, Lewis and Clark: A Prairie Dog for the President (Random House) has sold more than 200,000 copies and was a Children’s Book of the Month Club main selection in 2003. Tentacles! Tales of the Giant Squid (Random House, 2003) has also sold more than 200,000 copies. Pigeon Hero! (Simon and Schuster) won an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Book Award in 2004. Patriots in Petticoats (Random House) was named one of the best children’s books of 2005 by Bank Street College of Education. Fairies, A True Story was released in 2012 by Random House. Her website is www.shirleyrayeredmond.com, and she blogs at www.writechildrensbook.com/blog.
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