Q&A Hall of Fame
Answers to Questions You May Have Missed
November 18, 2016
We want to hear from YOU! ICL instructors are ready to answer your questions about the craft of writing. Ask your question at www.writingforchildren.com/speak.
Are you enjoying the podcast? Click here to tweet about it!
Click here to download the show notes with extra resources!
We want to hear from YOU!
The faculty of the Institute of Children’s Literature is waiting to answer your question! Ask it RIGHT HERE.
DID YOU MISS THESE ANSWERS?
Can you explain the importance of stressed and unstressed syllables in prose picture books to help guide the rhythm. Can you explain it? (Better than I just did!)
Would today’s fourth grade children be interested in what life was like for kids back in the 1920s and 1930s?
How do I handle back matter in a picture book? Is it included it in the word count, should the font be different, and how would I include it––as a separate document or within the story?
What are the key differences between writing a story for a magazine and a book? How can we tell if our story is better suited for one or the other?
How do you know when you’ve hit the right audience age range? Do you need to have kids in that age group or just read a lot of books targeted to that age?
Am I a hero or a goat? (Listen to find out what he’s talking about! Plus my additional response to the question which I should have included in the original podcast episode.)
DON’T FORGET TO LEAVE YOUR QUESTIONS:
The faculty of the Institute of Children’s Literature answers the podcast questions.
Leave your question at http://writingforchildren.com/speak.