Children's Writer's Word Book

Author: Alijandra Mogilner

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 9781582974132

Category: Reference

Page: 352

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In this revised and expanded 2nd edition, Children's Writer's Word Book helps you immediately determine if you're using the right vocabulary and language for your audience. With its intuitive organization, you'll easily find appropriate words for children of various ages, and discover substitute words that might work even better. This comprehensive resource keeps you in touch with reading levels for today's kids, and saves you valuable research time by putting all the information you need in one volume. You'll find: Lists of specific words that are introduced at seven key reading levels (kindergarten through sixth grade) A thesaurus of those words with synonyms, annotated with reading levels Detailed guidelines for sentence length, word usage, and themes at each reading level A thorough explanation of guidelines for national standards on reading This new edition also addresses important timely topics of the day, such as disability issues and sensitivity to race, religion, and culture. Other new additions relate to divorce, the concept of death, space exploration, the internet, fantasy and science fiction, ethnic and cultural pride, and much more. With Children's Writer's Word Book, 2nd edition, you can rest assured you'll be able to address your young audience with a vocabulary and style they'll understand and enjoy—and improve your chances with children's publishers.
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Children’s Writer’s Word Book

Author: Alijandra Mogilner

Publisher: Writers Digest Books

ISBN: 9780898799514

Category: Reference

Page: 352

View: 4336

Provides writing samples and vocabulary appropriate for grades one through six and lists synonyms of various reading levels for hundreds of words
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Children's Writer's Word Book

Author: Alijandra Mogilner

Publisher: F & W Media Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 354

View: 9466

Provides writing samples and lists of vocabulary for each grade, one through six, and synonyms of various reading levels for hundreds of words
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Writing for Children and Teens

Author: Cynthea Liu

Publisher: Pivotal Publishing

ISBN: 1605301140

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 128

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Nowhere will you find a more comprehensive, current, and detailed writing course designed specifically for writing children and teen books, written by an author who is in the field today. WRITING FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS: A CRASH COURSE is a ten-step course that relays all the nitty-gritty details of the business, beginning with how to evaluate your book idea all the way to pitching your book to editors and agents. Within each step, you'll find clear and specific information covering topics such as the children's book market, manuscript format, revision tips, finding the right agent or publisher, submission etiquette, and common faux pas writers make. This book will even tell you what kind of paper you should use and exactly how you should write your letters to editors and agents. Bonus materials include templates for all of your submission needs as well as examples of real-life editorial letters sent to authors from editors today. You will get a complete inside peak to the children's fiction writing market for those who want to write picture books, easy readers, chapter books, and middle grade or teen novels.
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The Writer's Guide to Crafting Stories for Children

Author: Nancy Lamb

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 9781582970523

Category: Reference

Page: 192

View: 799

Create Unforgettable Stories for Kids! &break;&break;You dream of writing stories that children respond to–the kind they come back to again and again. Nancy Lamb can help you achieve that dream. She mixes insightful advice for mastering storytelling with dozens of examples that illustrate a variety of plot-building techniques. &break;&break;Nancy's instruction covers everything from format and content to setting and characterization. She also draws from a range of children's classics, including Where the Wild Things Are, Charlotte's Web and Bridge to Tarabithia to explore and illuminate the unique nature of children's literature. &break;&break;Nancy also shares writing tips and tricks accumulated through years of successful storytelling–invaluable advice for crafting fiction that resonates with children of all ages, from 4 to 14 and beyond.
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Picture Writing

Author: Anastasia Suen

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 9781582970721

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

View: 4396

An interactive and innovative resource provides children with the necessary tools and techniques to unleash and enhance their creativity in writing by concentrating on the selection of every word, image, and phrase to construct evocative characters, settings, and plots driven by description. Original.
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Word Magic for Writers

Your Source for Powerful Language That Enchants, Convinces, and Wins Readers

Author: Cindy Rogers

Publisher: Writer's Bookstore

ISBN: 9781889715247

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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Shows you how to boost the success potential of your writing project, whether an article, speech, story, book, play, or advertising, by elevating and energizing - charging up - the language in which it is written.
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Yes! You Can Learn How to Write Children's Books, Get Them Published, and Build a Successful Writing Career

Author: Nancy I. Sanders

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781481176521

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 234

View: 4300

In this ground-breaking book, bestselling and award-winning children's author Nancy I. Sanders shares insider's tips and explains the secrets to landing a contract BEFORE you write your manuscript--even if you're an inexperienced or unpublished children's writer. Whether you're just starting out or have numerous published credits to your name, Nancy teaches you how to manage your time and focus your energies so that you are writing each day with purpose in order to get published, earn an income, and satisfy your personal fulfillment as a writer. Follow Nancy's step-by-step instructions, and you, too, can establish the foundation for building a successful career as a children's writer. Yes! You Can.
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Writing for Children & Young Adults

Author: Marion Crook

Publisher: Self-Counsel Press

ISBN: 9781770402768

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 216

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The dynamic world of reading and writing has changed greatly over the past few years. Writers are pitching their ideas online, exchanging works in progress with critique partners and forming street teams to promote their work. The online community of writers is a fast-paced and often confusing place. In the publishing world today, writers need to direct online traffic to their book and stimulate sales. In addition to the tried and true advice author Marion Crook shared in earlier editions of Writing for Children and Young Adults, in this vibrant new edition, Crook explains some of the nuances and choices about the writing world online that can overwhelm writers.
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Writing Children's Books For Dummies

Author: Lisa Rojany Buccieri,Peter Economy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118460022

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

View: 9178

Everything aspiring authors need to write, publish, and sell a children's book Everyone loves a children's book—and many dream about writing one. But is it actually possible for an unpublished writer—armed with a good story idea and a love of kids—to write, sell, publish, and promote a book? Yes, it is! Clearly and concisely written with straightforward advice and a plethora of specific up-to-date recommendations, Writing Children's Books For Dummies provides step-by-step information on everything aspiring children's book authors need to know—from researching the current marketplace to developing story ideas, strengthening writing skills, dealing with editors, and submitting proposals and manuscripts to agents and publishers. Updated and improved writing exercises All new content on social media and establishing an online presence as an author Fresh, updated content on publishing via hard copy and all the e- platforms From setting down that first word on paper to doing a successful publicity tour, Writing Children's Books For Dummies gives you the confidence and the insiders' know-how to write and sell the story you've always wanted to write.
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Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market 2018

The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

Author: Cris Freese

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 9781440352683

Category: Authorship

Page: 416

View: 7984

"Features one-year access to the children's publishing content at WritersMarket.com"--Cover.
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The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books

How to write, publish, and promote books for children of all ages!

Author: Luke Wallin,Eva Sage Gordon

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440505500

Category: Reference

Page: 304

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Writing for kids is fun and rewarding--if you can break into the fiercely competitive world of children's book publishing. With this guide, you'll learn how to write and promote a children's book that will impress any publisher. Whether you have a basic idea or a manuscript ready to go, you'll find all you need to build a successful career as a children's book author. This clear and concise guide helps you: Formulate an original idea, create an outline, and write the book Learn the basics of children's storytelling, from point of view to story pacing Find helpful writing workshops and conferences Design a winning book proposal, get an agent, and negotiate a contract Create a marketing and publicity plan Use professional and social networking sites to promote your book Full of eye-opening insider information and invaluable writing advice, this book should be on every aspiring author's bookshelf!
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Creating Characters Kids Will Love

Author: Elaine Marie Alphin

Publisher: Writers Digest Books

ISBN: 9780898799859

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 232

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A guide, for writers of children's literature, to creating characters that both kids and publishers will like.
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Disabled Literature

A Critical Examination of the Portrayal of Individuals with Disabilities in Selected Works of Modern and Contemporary American Literature

Author: Miles Beauchamp,Wendy Chung,Alijandra Mogilner

Publisher: Universal-Publishers

ISBN: 1627345302

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 272

View: 6821

This book, by Beauchamp, Chung, Mogilner and Svetlana Zakinova examines how authors have used characters with disabilities to elicit emotional reactions in readers; additionally, how writers use disabilities to present individuals as "the other" rather than simply as people. Finally, the book discusses how literature has changed, or is changing, with regards to its presentation of those with a disability.
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Writer's and Illustrator's Guide to Children's Book Publishers and Agents

Who They Are! what They Want! and how to Win Them Over!

Author: Ellen R. Shapiro

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 9780761526865

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 545

View: 4039

The comprehensive and smartly written guide to finding an edge in the children's book market helps readers learn the most important skills and presentation tips they will need to excel in this very difficult market. Original. 10,000 first printing.
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The Magic Words: Writing Great Books for Children and Young Adults

Author: Cheryl Klein

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393292258

Category: Reference

Page: 384

View: 1075

This master class in writing children’s and young adult novels will teach you everything you need to know to write and publish a great book. The best children’s and young adult novels take readers on wonderful outward adventures and stirring inward journeys. In The Magic Words, editor Cheryl B. Klein guides writers on an enjoyable and practical-minded voyage of their own, from developing a saleable premise for a novel to finding a dream agent. She delves deep into the major elements of fiction—intention, character, plot, and voice—while addressing important topics like diversity, world-building, and the differences between middle-grade and YA novels. In addition, the book’s exercises, questions, and straightforward rules of thumb help writers apply these insights to their own creative works. With its generous tone and useful tools for story analysis and revision, The Magic Words is an essential handbook for writers of children’s and young adult fiction.
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The "You Can Write Children's Books" Bundle

Author: Tracey E. Dils

Publisher: Writers Digest Books

ISBN: 9781599631936

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

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SPECIAL SHRINKWRAPPED BUNDLE! Filled with advice and encouragement, You Can Write Children's Books walks you through the process of writing and selling a children's book. Author and children's books editor Tracey Dils offers expert advice on each major genre of children's books: picture books, beginning reader books, chapter books and middle school and young adult novels. Put concrete, practical advice into practice with the You Can Write Children's Books Workbook and take your work to the next level.
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Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market

Author: Alice Pope,Lauren Mosko,Mary Cox

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 9781582974026

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 442

View: 2867

Combines two key aspects of children's publishing--writing and illustrating--in a single volume of book-publishing and magazine markets and offers advice from professionals on the subject.
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