Tag: self-publishing a children’s book

Writing a Great Author Bio

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Writing a Great Author Bio

Your manuscript is done. It has been through the rewrite and revision, beta reading, and editing processes. You can see the finish line, and you are so ready to feel the sense of accomplishment that comes with crossing over that invisible line. Then, your dreams come to screeching halt! Your publisher asks you to submit […]

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Finding the Balance Between Working and Writing

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Finding the Balance Between Working and Writing

Take a moment and think of your favorite author. Without even knowing who you selected, I can say with 95% confidence that they had to work a full-time job while writing his or her first or first few books. Writing begins as a passion project for almost all of us and learning how to balance […]

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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

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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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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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