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The Children's Writer's Big Book of "How To"
Everything You Need to Know….and Then Some!
- What's the best way to choose a point of view for your story?
- How can you turn that great idea you have into a best-selling book?
- How do you write a chapter book? A picture book? A mystery?
- How do you write a magazine query?
- What's the best way to impress an editor?
- How can you find the right publisher for your manuscript — and then stand out from the slushpile?
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Section One: Mastering the Art of Writing
Add Atmosphere and Mood to Your Story
Add Tension To Your Stories
Avoid Being Preachy
Become a Better Writer Quickly
Brainstorm Ideas Through Freewriting
Break The Storytelling Mold
Build a Story, Chapter by Chapter
Choose the Correct Point of View
Choose The Right Vocabulary
Craft a Great Beginning
Create Characters for Older Readers
Create Your Own Unique World
Cut Words Painlessly
Decide Whether to Illustrate Your Own Book
Develop an Original Voice
Develop Great Characters
Develop Rhythm In Your Prose
Develop Strong Secondary Characters
Develop the Four Traits of Successful Authors
Eliminate Passive Writing
Jumpstart Your Writing By Asking “Why?”
Let Your Plot Flow From Your Characters
Master Cause and Effect
Master Simile and Metaphor
Master the Five Types of Plots
Organize Your First Draft
Show, Don’t Tell
Simplify Your Writing
Stop a Reader in His Tracks
Take the Pain Out of Being Critiqued
Think Like a Kid
Title Your Book
Turn a Personal Struggle Into a Book
Turn Your Idea Into a Book
Use Humor Effectively
Use Slang in Your Writing
Use Verbs Wisely
Write a Powerful Ending
Write About Controversial Subjects
Write Great Beginnings
Write in First Person
Write in Rhyme
Write Seamless Dialogue
Write With a Light Touch
Section Two: Writing Within Genres
Avoid The “Talking Animal Trap”
Break Into the Educational Market
Create a Board Book
Find the Focus for Nonfiction
Get Started Writing Graphic Novels
Get Started Writing Greeting Cards
Get Started Writing Historical Fiction
Get Started Writing Informational Picture Books
Get Started Writing Mysteries
Get Started Writing Picture Books
Get Started Writing Plays
Give Advice to Kids
Make Your Nonfiction More Exciting
Polish Your Picture Book
Tell the Difference Between Easy Readers and Early Chapter Books
Write a Chapter Book
Write a Memorable Picture Book
Write Christian Fiction for Older Readers
Write Christian Fiction for Younger Readers
Write for Reluctant Readers
Write for the Bilingual Market
Write Nonfiction for Very Young Readers, Part 1
Write Nonfiction for Very Young Readers, Part 2
Section Three: Writing for Magazines
Analyze a Magazine for Publishing Opportunities
Get Published in National Magazines With “Filler” Pieces .
Get Started Writing for Magazines
Get Started Writing for Religious Magazines
Write a Magazine Article Step By Step
Write an Article Query
Write Nonfiction Magazine Articles
Write Self-Help Articles for Kids
Section Four: Submitting Your Manuscript & Getting It Published
Analyze a Publisher’s Catalog
Avoid Looking Like a Beginner
Avoid Rejection Letters
Break the Rules of Submitting a Manuscript
Check Out a Publisher Before Signing a Contract
Determine If Your Idea Is Any Good
Develop a Successful Series
Enter Writing Contests
Find the Right Publisher For Your Manuscript
Impress an Editor
Improve Your Chances of Getting Published
Know If Your Agent is Right For You
Know If Your Story Is Ready to Submit
Pitch a Series Idea to a Publisher
Plan a School Presentation
Protect Yourself When Dealing with Publishers and Agents
Select the Correct Submission Format for Your Manuscript
Stand Out From the Slushpile
Target the Right Publisher
Tell an Editor What The Illustrations Should Look Like
Tell if a New or Small Press is Legitimate
Understand an Editor
Understand Royalties Versus Flat Fees
Understand the Genres of Children’s Literature
Understand What an Agent Does
Write a Nonfiction Query Letter
Write a Winning Query Letter
Write for a Book Packager
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