Breaking into Writing for Children

WRITING 762.13E

Explore how to break in to writing for young readers in this seminar giving you a good foundation in what kids want and need at various age levels.

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Starting at $30.00
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What you can learn.

  • Learn about the different kinds of books for different age levels
  • Learn how to research trends in publishing to understand the market
  • Understand how to keep your books relevant for young readers
  • Get insight how to best leave an impression on the next generation of readers

About this course:

There’s no question, children’s publishing is very writer friendly. From the carefully constructed simplicity of Board Books and Picture Books, through Easy Reads and Chapter Books on to Middle Grade, Young Adult and New Adult, the writer has many options. Start with the age range where you feel most comfortable and explore other genres at will. Of course, at any given time, there are “trends”—and it pays to research them, explore them, and write to them so as to be viable in the marketplace. Crafting books for children will also keep you honest as a writer. At any age, kids are highly inquisitive and very perceptive; one false note in your manuscript and they will pick it up. In this three hour seminar, we explore how to find your way in to writing for kids, examine different types of children’s writing, and celebrate your mission to leave an impression upon today’s youngest readers.

Fall 2021 Schedule

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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
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Instructor: Laurel van der Linde
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$30.00
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Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Oct 15, 2021
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Notes

Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 15, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Sat Oct 16, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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