Children's Writer Guide To 2007

Children's Writer Guide To 2007

by Susan M. Tierney (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781889715346
Publisher: Writer's Institute Publications
Publication date: 04/28/2007
Series: Children's Writer Guide Series
Edition description: Annual
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Book Publishing Overview, When Less Becomes More   Pegi Deitz Shea     7
Magazine Publishing Overview, The Magazine Revolution Continues   Jan Fields     33
Oh to Be 16 Again! The Challenges & Rewards of YA Writing   Christina Hamlett     51
Graphic Novelists: More Than Inklings   Pegi Deitz Shea     59
Series Fiction: A Fortunate Event   Pamela Holtz Beres     81
Open Up the Universe with Science Writing   Jacqueline Adams     89
How Magazines Help Kids Cope with Life's Troubles   Susan Sundwall     101
Writing Big for Small Presses   Katherine Swarts     111
Weathering Changes in the Market   Sue Bradford Edwards     123
Selling a Dream: The Truth About Print on Demand   Christine Taylor-Butler     129
News of the Year   Marni McNiff     141
Style & Substance
Sidekicks, Confidantes, & Partners in Crime   Christina Hamlett     159
Conflict: Why Should I Care?   Paula Morrow     167
Insider Knowledge: Who Should Know What & Why   Christina Hamlett     175
Setting in Action   Lisa Harkrader     183
Is It Funny? Is It Scary?   Jan Fields     191
Poetry Is Not Always Verse   Paula Morrow     201
Find Your Nonfiction Style   Katherine Swarts     209
Strategies for Making It in the Field of Dreams   Judy Bradbury     215
Practical Issues for Freelancers from Health Care to Taxes   Mark Haverstock     221
How to Set Your Freelance Writing Rates   Suzanne Lieurance     233
Clutter Busters   Paula Morrow     241
Put Your Best Foot Forward with Your Resume   Suzanne Lieurance     249
The Beauty of School Visits   Pegi Dietz Shea     257
Be All That You Can Be: Network   Sue Bradford Edwards     269
Google: A Web of Book Rights & Fair Use   Mark Haverstock     277
Through the Thicket of Writer's Block & Rejection   Veda Boyd Jones     287
Angling for Articles   Mark Haverstock     293
Idea Generators, Newsworthy Bites   Louanne Lang     301
Quantity & Quality in Government Sources   Mary Northrup     311
Researching the Arts   Mary Northrup     321
Rx for Success with Health & Medicine Research   Mark Haverstock      331
Know Thy Enemy: Optimize Competition Research   Katherine Swarts     341
The Webs We Weave: Helpful Websites for Children's Writers   Virginia Castleman     349
Contests & Conferences
SCBWI Conference Report, Annual Inspiration, Up-to-the-Minute Information   Judy Bradbury     359
Gleaming Jewels of Acknowledgment: New & Specialized Awards   Judy Bradbury     367
Writers' Conferences
Conferences Devoted to Writing for Children
General Conferences     377
Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators     381
Conferences with Sessions on Writing for Children
University or Regional Conferences     387
Religious Writing Conferences     395
Writers' Contests & Awards     399
Index     439

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