Writing Children's Fiction: A Writers' and Artists' Companion

Writing Children's Fiction: A Writers' and Artists' Companion

by Linda Newbery, Yvonne Coppard
     
 

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Full of both inspirational and practical advice, Writing Children's Fiction: A Writers' and Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing for some of the most difficult and demanding readers of all: children and young people.

Part 1 explores the nature, history and challenges of children's literature, and the amazing variety of genres available

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Full of both inspirational and practical advice, Writing Children's Fiction: A Writers' and Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing for some of the most difficult and demanding readers of all: children and young people.

Part 1 explores the nature, history and challenges of children's literature, and the amazing variety of genres available for children from those learning to read to young adults.

Part 2 includes tips by such bestselling authors as David Almond, Malorie Blackman, Meg Rosoff and Michael Morpurgo.

Part 3 contains practical advice - from shaping plots and creating characters to knowing your readers, handling difficult subjects and how to find an agent and publisher when your book or story is complete.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408156872
Publisher:
A&C Black Publishers, Ltd.
Publication date:
09/26/2013
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,228,199
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 5.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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