Posts Tagged ‘ writing for kids ’

Leveled Reading in Writing for Children

Feb 7th, 2017 | By
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An important and unique aspect of writing for children is that authors need to be aware of and consistently apply established rules for making manuscripts age-appropriate. However, at the same time, it’s important to remember that the rules and leveling tools that are available are of limited value in helping

Writing to Get Your Children’s Story Published

Feb 2nd, 2017 | By
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All writers, including children’s writers, have one primary focus – to get published. What makes each writer different is his slant or perspective on the story he’s telling, and how he tells it. It’s true that anyone can write, but writing to get published is another story. To accomplish this,

Writing for Kids – What to Write (And What Not to Write)

Dec 3rd, 2015 | By
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by Melissa Abramovitz   Editors and agents who evaluate children’s book manuscripts often complain that they receive countless submissions in which the author seeks to capitalize on the latest trends or on long-time popular books. For instance, after the Harry Potter books and movies became popular, many editors reported being

Live a Fairy Tale Life

Jun 18th, 2012 | By

If you’re a writer, your life is a lot like a fairy tale. That’s because you’re always struggling to get things “just right” much like Goldilocks. Getting things “just right” means you’re always doing enough writing, submitting, and promoting to establish your career and keep it going. But how much

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