Every year, book and magazine publishers buy back-to-school stories. Let’s talk about how to create projects that are unique and engaging to young readers.
Identifying your story’s genre helps readers know what to expect. Here are the defining essentials of writing mystery and adventure stories for kids.
Different book genres allow for the potential of writing a book series. Jan Fields reveals 7 things to know as you consider writing the next great book series.
We know without a doubt that children love poetry and picture books that rhyme. So why do publishers say they don’t want rhyme in submissions?
Establishing an emotional connection is an important element to consider in writing a picture book. Jan Fields share picture books that have nailed emotional truth in their stories.
In picture book writing, getting started can be the hardest part. Jan Fields shares her go-to writing exercises for getting the writing motor revved up raring to go!
Picture books are probably the most easily identified of all the children’s books. So, let’s answer four burning questions today about writing picture books.
Let’s look at the three most frequently asked questions about writing a children’s book in today’s market with answers from author Jan Fields.
For such tiny books, picture books are complex creations. Today, Jan Fields shares essential tips for writing children’s picture books that delight kids and adults alike!
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241: Top 3 Narrative Nonfiction Missteps
April 16, 2021
215: How Structured is Your Picture Book?
August 28, 2020
196: Poetry-Based Revision for Picture Books
April 17, 2020
195: How To Write a Rhyming Picture Book
April 10, 2020
186: Andrea Loney Bonus
February 7, 2020
185: Newbery Medalist Jerry Craft
January 31, 2020
125: Magnetize Your Books
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100: We Celebrate!
May 18, 2018
063: Picture Book Summit – Julie Hedlund
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