|Author||: Harold D. Underdown|
|Release Date||: 2008-05-06|
|ISBN 10||: 9781101460801|
|Pages||: 384 pages|
|Rating||: 4.1/5 (14 users)|
Download or read book The Complete Idiot s Guide to Publishing Children s Books 3rd Edition written by Harold D. Underdown and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2008-05-06 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'Honest and precise, everything about writing for children there is to know.' Jane Yolen, author Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and selling for an ever-expanding and always exciting children's market, now in a new and updated third edition. - Includes new chapters on self-publishing and on "how to choose a how-to", plus revision and updates throughout. - Offers practical advice on getting started and on dealing with out-of-print books. - Covers picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, middle-grade and young novels, and common formats and genres. - Reveals what happens inside a children's publishing company, and provides guidance in working with an editor. - Sample cover and query letters, manuscript format, glossary, and recommended resources in an extensive appendix. - Plus information on agents, contracts, copyright, marketing and more.