Publisher description for How to write a children's book and get it published / Barbara Seulin.


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Counter A fully revised and updated guide to success in the children's book market Here, from a successful writer and editor of children's books, is the ultimate guide for aspiring authors who dream of publishing for children. Using her own experience as well as studies of recent successes like the Harry Potter series, Seuling outlines five steps to success: researching the marketplace, developing story ideas, strengthening writing skills and work habits, submitting proposals and manuscripts, and joining the writing community. With tips on how to use today's tools like e-mail and the Internet for contacting publishers and researching work, she offers a sensible approach that puts publication within reach of hopeful writers everywhere. Barbara Seuling (New York, NY) has written and illustrated more than fifty children's books, including the popular Freaky Facts series. She is the founder and director of the Manuscript Workshop in Vermont.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Children's literature Authorship, Children's literature Authorship Marketing