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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!
Seasonal stories, seasonal poetry and even a bit of seasonal nonfiction can be counted upon to appear in magazines and on publishers’ book lists every year. Jan Fields shares how to make this perennial topics feel new.
Every year one event rolls around that is profoundly meaningful for children: the first day of school and these stories can offer a special opportunity for writers.
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Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter We teach our students how to write and get published! View our Course Catalog > Stories for very young children are short. In fact, picture books these days are usually around 500 words and often well under. Stories for children’s magazines are often the same length or…