The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books
Honest and precise everything about writing for children there is to know. Jane Yolen, author Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, ... Show synopsis Honest and precise everything about writing for children there is to know. Jane Yolen, author Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and selling for the ever-expanding and always exciting children s market now in a new and updated third edition. Includes new chapters on self-publishing and on "how to choose a how-to," plus revision and updates throughout Offers practical advice on getting started--and on dealing with out-of-print books Covers picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, middle-grade and young novels, and common formats and genres Reveals what happens inside a children's publishing company, and provides guidance in working with an editor Sample cover and query letters, manuscript format, glossary, and recommended resources in an extensive appendix Plus information on agents, contracts, copyright, marketing, and more"