Tag Archive | children’s literature

How to pick the best self-publishing route

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
So, you’ve written a children’s book but what now? How do you decide which service to publish with? I think it really depends on your target audience. More than cost and convenience needs to be considered. Where do you want to market your book? What age is your book…

You might want to avoid these subjects like the plague.

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
In addition to my novel in process, I have another kid book in the works. In the following video, Darcy Pattison tells us 17 topics to avoid and WHY.  Let’s face it, some ideas have been done to death. Which makes me wonder if some of these topics might apply to…

Do you want to know how long to make a story?

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
Size matters. Some say write until your done, but as with all things, there is a rule of thumb. And knowing where the goal-line is may be helpful. Want to know the answer? I do agree we should write until finished, however, goals and guidelines are helpful. And as…

The Dance of the Violin by @TheKathyStinson #bookreview #kidlit #TuesdayBookBlog

Celebrate 75 Years With #BoxcarChildren and Your Child Could Win! #kidlit #FridayReads #books

Halito Gianna by Becky Villareal @bvillareal is a #Kidlit Gem! #bookreview #books

Do you think it’s easy to find a book reviewer?

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it’s not! Some writers/bloggers indicate it’s easy to locate willing reviewers. I’m here to tell you it is not. No not easy at all. I’m not sure if finding reviewers is different that finding people to review a children’s book.…

One to Ten: Squirrel’s Bad Day by @CarolePRoman #bookreview #FridayReads #kidlit

Do you know the definition of insanity?

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
Me! Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. I’ve been working on learning how to use Kindle Kids Book Creator for my new picture book. This is to release it in e-version. Well, the squirrels in my head have been spinning on their little…

Do you think writing a picture book is easy?

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
Well, I did! And was I in for a rude surprise. Yes, this little picture book was a lot more difficult than I ever imagined.  But I’m getting closer to the finish line.  This little Princess is almost here. I’m working on covers now. What do you think of this draft? Coming…

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