Writing Children's Fiction

Writing Children's Fiction

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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.And the effects of Kindle and other e-readers are as yet unclear, though book sales are dwindling in the face of ... The Waterstones Prize is awarded each year for a first or second novel, with shortlisted titles prominently displayed in theanbsp;...

Title:Writing Children's Fiction
Author:Linda Newbery, Yvonne Coppard
Publisher:A&C Black - 2013-08-22


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