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How To Write an Award-Winning Children’s Book

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How To Write an Award-Winning Children’s Book

During the month of June, we’ve been cheerleading a segment of authors who write some of the sweetest books around: those who write children’s stories. To cap things off, we’re featuring a special guest blogger, Terry Doherty of Mom’s Choice Awards and The Reading Tub. We wanted to find out what she looks for when […]

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The Most Common Mistake in Writing a Children’s Book—and How to Avoid It

Filed in Ask the Editor by on June 24, 2015 1 Comment
The Most Common Mistake in Writing a Children’s Book—and How to Avoid It

Who doesn’t have a children’s book that they have cherished and grown to love over time, hoping to share with their children when they reach the right age? This month we’re talking about writing and self-publishing children’s books on the blog, and it reminds me of my love of reading—and how I don’t have enough fingers […]

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Top 4 Reasons Why Writing a Book this Father’s Day Could Change the World

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Top 4 Reasons Why Writing a Book this Father’s Day Could Change the World

This Sunday we’ll celebrate fathers. Some of you will take dad out for his favorite steak, while others will simply call to say “I love you.” For me, my favorite was the year my kids surprised me with a new grill. They sent me out into the backyard to cook steaks on my old, rusted-out grill. When […]

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4 Tips for Writing Children’s Books on Grown-Up Topics

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4 Tips for Writing Children’s Books on Grown-Up Topics

When many think of writing children’s books, images of talking animals communicating with awe-struck children come to mind. Many of these children’s stories aptly summarize the youthful whimsy of naivety, as the young protagonists are captivated by every angle of his or her growing experience. Some may even feel the role of children’s books would be […]

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“For the Kids” vs. “To the Kids”: How to Write Your Children’s Book

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“For the Kids” vs. “To the Kids”: How to Write Your Children’s Book

  Are you writing and self-publishing a children’s book? It’s vital to consider a few critical questions, which will ultimately determine your word choices and content within your book. Aside from deciding the basics, such as fiction or non-fiction and the theme or overall topic, the next most important thing to determine is your target […]

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