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Write a Children’s Nonfiction Book in 30 Days!

Feb 6th, 2017 | By
Write a Children's Nonfiction Book

In today’s children’s market, nonfiction is hot, hot, HOT! That’s because with current new educational standards, parents, teachers, and librarians are buying nonfiction for kids like never before. Many editors and agents are acquiring a steady diet of nonfiction manuscripts from experienced and new children’s writers alike. Nonfiction can be

Write a Middle Grade Novel in ONE Month presented by Nancy I Sanders

Jan 11th, 2017 | By

Learning how to write a Middle Grade (MG) novel is a big step on your way to success as a writer! * It’s one of the easiest ways to experience breakthrough and get a book published in the children’s market. * If you write for children, the strategies you’ll learn

Cindy Overcast in the Spotlight

Sep 24th, 2016 | By
cindy overcast

Spotlight on Cindy Overcast Working Writer’s Club member Cindy Overcast’s gluten-free recipes and photos will be featured in the November 2016 issue of the AFC Cooperative Farming News in the Co-op Pantry column. This is a regional magazine with an online issue as well ( Cindy says, “I

The First Page of Your Picture Book

May 1st, 2016 | By
the first page of your picture book

A picture book is all about your Main Character (MC) and the problem he or she is trying to solve. As in all manuscripts, the first page of your picture book plays an important role. Note that this is not the first page of your manuscript. This is the text

Learn How to Earn $50,000 or More a Year as a Writer

Apr 25th, 2016 | By
how to earn $50,000 or more a year as a writer

Last week I recorded a new audio writers workshop with Nancy I. Sanders. In this workshop, Nancy and I both talk about ways to make a good income from freelance writing. Learn more about the workshop at To Your Success, The Working Writer’s Coach

Writing for Children: Maximize Your Natural Skills

Mar 15th, 2016 | By
writing for children

The first movie I ever saw with Anne Hathaway was Princess Diaries. Delightfully awkward and adorably klutzy, I thought she did an amazing acting job. When I watched her in other performances, however, I realized that a lot of it wasn’t acting at all. The movie maximized Anne’s natural personality

Gifts for Children’s Writers

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By
Thomas the Train Backpack

by Nancy I. Sanders This holiday season, give yourself gifts to nourish your writer’s soul. Here are some ideas for a potential gift list! Gifts for Children’s Writers A SET OF CHILDREN’S DISHES For breakfast. To start your day. To step into the world of a child first thing

Good News for Children’s Writers

Oct 26th, 2015 | By
Good News for Children's Writers

by Nancy I. Sanders A week and a half ago, my husband Jeff and I packed our bags for Houston and headed to the airport early in the morning only to find out that the entire airport terminal was closed because of a bomb scare! Flashing lights. Police dogs. Helicopters.

A Pirate’s Mother Goose by Nancy I. Sanders

Aug 16th, 2015 | By

Nancy I. Sanders, who is a member of the Working Writer’s Club and columnist for has another new children’s book due for release on September 1, 2015. It’s called A Pirate’s Mother Goose. Congratulations, Nancy! About the Book This selection of popular Mother Goose rhymes is given a

Time Management: The Power of One

Aug 16th, 2015 | By

by Nancy I. Sanders People often ask me how I get so many things accomplished as a children’s writer. At the pace of writing three to six books each year, that means I’ve written over 100 books during the course of my thirty-year career. Time-management skills are definitely a priority

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