You may have never written a book, or even thought about writing a book before now, and yet here you are. Right now, all you may have is just an idea. That’s okay! Here are some next steps for you and your new book idea
What do you do if the thought of NaNoWriMo is simply too much for you this year, for whatever reason? For those of us who won’t be committing to writing 1,667 words per day, here are some suggestions.
As a kidlit author, you’ve probably found that a lot of information online doesn’t really apply to writing for children and teens. Sure, there are lots of kidlit resources. But just about everyone agrees: you need to join SCBWI.
When the time comes for your book to be edited, or maybe as you start researching editors as you wait for inspiration on how to solve your latest plot problem, here are some questions to ask when looking for a kidlit editor.
There are so many things you have to consider when writing a picture book.
As a picture book author, you naturally focus on your story (and maybe the word count too) as you develop and revise your manuscript. But there is another factor that you need to consider, whether you are self-publishing or querying agents.