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Literary Limelight: Boosting Brand Awareness with Booktubers and Booktokers
Jenn Kim, a writer, former highschool teacher, and Children's Bookstagrammer shares the importance of media and how Booktube, Booktok, and Bookstagram are great platforms to spread brand awareness. Learn more here.
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How to Get Your Childrens Book Published
The article coevrs 10 topics including "Is my children's book REALLY good enough to get published?", and "How do I actually get it published?" Read more to find out. #Publishing #ChildrensBooks #Editing
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The Ultimate Guide to Illustrators for KidLit Writers
Are you trying to create a kid’s book, but don’t have an artistic bone in your body? Worried that you’ll need to illustrate your book or have to find an illustrator to get published? This guide to illustrators will help put all those concerns to rest. #Illustration #IllustrationGuide #Resources #ChildrensBook #KidLit #PictureBook
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Proper Short Story Format with Free Short Story Template
Knowing how to format your short story is the first step to getting published. No matter how great your story is, it doesn’t stand a chance if you don’t format it in a way that’s easy to read and clearly tells a publisher you know what you’re doing. #Publishing #PublishingTips #Writing #ShortStory #Resource #Template
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How To Self-Publish And Market A Children’s Book With Karen Inglis
Self-publishing books for children can be challenging because of higher printing costs and difficulties in marketing to your target market. In today's show, Karen Inglis explains how she sells thousands of copies of her books for children and tips for how you can do it too. #SelfPublishing #Publishing #PublishingTips #Marketing #MarketingTips #ChildrensBook #PictureBook
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Everything You Need to Know to Publish a Children’s Book
Congratulations on having a finished children’s story that you’re ready to publish! While this is an exciting time, it can also be quite overwhelming. Which is why I’ve compiled this list of everything you need to know to publish a children’s book with a traditional publisher to help get it started. #Publishing #PublishingTips #PictureBook #ChildrensBook #KidLit
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How to Choose the Publishing House that’s Right for You
If you research children’s publishers, there’s an endless list of options! How do you choose the publishing house that’s going to work the best for you and your story? I interviewed authors who have published with both a small press and the big five publishing houses to find out which is best. #Publishing #PublishingTips #ChildrensBook #PictureBook #KidLit
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How to Write a Children's Book in 12 Steps (from an Editor)
As a children’s book editor, I’ve helped hundreds of authors write, edit and publish their children’s book. Anyone can sit down and dash out a children’s book, and with a little help and guidance, yours can be good enough to earn the attention of thousands of children. And nothing beats the feeling of holding your printed book in your hands and reading it to a child for the first time. Follow these 12 steps and you’ll get there in no time. #WritingTips #PictureBook #PublishingTips
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Dos and Don'ts to Ensure Your Book Looks Professional
Self-publishing is on the rise. Final 2018 statistics haven’t yet been released, but according to Bowker, self-publishing grew 28% in 2017 (up from 20% in 2016) and 1,009,188 new titles were released. You might be thinking, That’s a lot of books! I’m thinking that, too — but I’m also thinking about how important it is for self-publishing authors (as most of my author-entrepreneur clients are) to produce a book that’s as professional as possible. #MarketingTips #Marketing #PublishingTips
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How to Lay Out a Picture Book with InDesign
One of the sticky points I ran into was digitally laying out my book. Once I had the final copy incorporated into the final art, there was definitely a “What now?” moment. Assuming you’re not a graphic artist, it’s intimidating! But it doesn’t have to be. In this post, I’m going to walk you through how to lay out a picture book with InDesign, step by step. #PictureBook #KidLit #InDesign #Illustration #GraphicDesign
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SHOULD YOU PUBLISH YOUR FIRST BOOK AS AN EBOOK OR AS A PAPERBACK?
This is a question that I’m always surprised to get, even though something like this lands in my inbox literally every week: Should you publish your first book as an ebook or as a paperback? I’ll get to the answer quickly. #Publishing #PublishingTips #Marketing #MarketingTips #EBook #Paperback
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My Top 3 Tips for Aspiring Writers
I was invited to participate in our library’s Local Authors Week this year. When I shared on my Facebook page that I would be talking about transitioning from writing as a hobby to writing as a career, a few readers who are not local requested that I share some tips here on the blog. So here you go, my Top 3 Tips for Aspiring Writers. #Writing #WritingTips #Publishing #PublishingTips
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How to Publish a Picture Book: The Complete Process
My new picture book, PIRATES STUCK AT “C”, just set sail last month! It’s very exciting to get to hold my book for the first time. 😃 But how did I publish a picture book? Watch this short video as I breakdown the complete publishing process of a picture book for you. #Publishing #PictureBook #KidLit #PublishingTips
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How to Self-Publish a Children’s Book from People Who’ve Done It
Have you been thinking about self-publishing your children’s book? This is something I thought about for a long time and if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably considered it, too. But how do you self-publish a children’s book? #Publishing #ChildrensBook #KidLit #PictureBook #PublishingTips
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Top 35 Children's Book Publishers
Have you written a fantastic children’s book and looking for a great children’s book publisher? Great! But why submit your manuscript to any publishing house if you can reach out to companies that specialize in your genre? #Publishing #PublishingTips #KidLit #PictureBooks
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How to Write and Publish a Children's Book - 3 Ways to Make it Happen
Shortly after publishing Belinda Baloney Changes Her Mind I started getting messages that were worded much more eloquently but essentially boiled down to this: But, like, how? It’s a great question! And a question I definitely had before writing and publishing a children’s book and a nonfiction self-help book. The good news is, I have answers. #KidLit #Publishing #PublishingTips #PictureBook
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Guide to Writing a Book Copyright Page [With 6 Templates]
The 2 required elements for a book’s copyright page are the copyright notice and rights reserved notice. A disclaimer and other elements may be right for you. #CopyRightPage #SelfPublish #Author
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How I published my poetry book
In this blog, I talk about how I published my first poetry book. We look at the five most important steps you need to take to publish a collection of poems. You can also get access to a free sample of a self publishing timeline for poets and a blank template to plan your own publishing journey. #Poetry #PoetryBook #PoetryPublishing
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How To Make "Comp Titles" Work For You
Aspiring authors often want to know why publishing is so obsessed with “comp titles.” In order to explain why, let’s clear up what they are. Comp is shorthand for comparable, and when used correctly, comp titles should help authors clearly place their story on the bookshelf with work that is similar to theirs. #PublishedAuthor #ChildrensBooks #CompTitles
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My Book Is on Amazon. Now What? — Jodi Brandon Editorial
You’ve likely heard me say that your work as an author-entrepreneur is far from over when you finish writing your book. In fact, that’s just the beginning. You might also mistakenly think that you can sit back and relax once your book is uploaded to and available for purchase on Amazon. If only that #Publishing #BookPublishing #AuthorEntrepreneur
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What is a Book Walk and How To Create One!
Have you thought about creating a book walk, but not exactly sure what it is or how to create one? Learn all about what a book walk and how to create one! #BookWalk #CreateABookWalk
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Children's Book Publisher's Guide - Free Download
20 Children's Book Publishers you can submit to today! Get the free list of publishers to send your children's book to. Children's book publishing | Childrens book publishers | publishers for children's books | kids book publishers | kids book publishing | Tips for publishing a children's book | Free publishers list | free download | how to publish a children's book | Children's book publishing tips | Tips for new writers | publishing houses for kids books | kids book publishing houses #publish
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4 Steps to Getting Started Self Publishing a Children’s Book
It is almost a given that as a teacher, we have a love of books. Our classroom libraries are chock full of lots of children’s books and chapter books to encourage our students to have the same love of reading. #ChildrensBook #Publishing #Kidlit #SelfPublishing
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Free Online Resources For Writers
Whether you are an aspiring writer or an established author, chances are you wound up here looking for some new inspiration to get your next project started. Sometimes the best approach to helping yourself is allowing the help of others; hearing about a different author’s style of work, getting timely advice and tips in more formal settings, or doing some creative exercises are all free and invaluable resources. #WriterResources #AuthorTips #WritingTips #OnlineWritingResources
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Advice To New Writers Who Want To Write A Children's Book - Journey to Kidlit
Advice to New Writers Wanting to Write a Children's Book. How to write your first children's book. Children's book writing tips. Tips to write children's books. How to write for children. Tips to write for children. Children's book writing. Writing for kids. How to write a picture book. Picture book writing. How to write picture books. How to write your first picture book. #picturebooks #writing #childrensbooks #writingtips #tipsforwriters #writingforchildren
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Episode 11 - Finding a Story in Children's Books with a Message - Journey to Kidlit
How to write a story in children's books (Not teach them a lesson) | Writing message-driven picture books | Tips for teaching a lesson in children's books | How to teach a message in children's books | Writing for kids | Writing for children | Children's writing tips | Writing tips for children | Children's book writing | Writing picture books | Picture Book Writing | How to Write a lesson in Children's Books #writingtips #picturebooks #kidsbooks #childrensliterature #kidlit #writingbooks #books
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Capture Readers and Publishers with your Illustrations!
A children’s book illustrator is a vital task to the creation of the book. Without them there’s no art that jumps from the pages to enchant the reader. Illustration is a competitive field with many hoping to be successful. In order to do this, one must create compelling picture art that clients want. #Illustration #Childrensbooks #ForPublishers #Forillustrators
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List of Poetry Magazines with High Acceptance Rates
This is a list of poetry magazines with high acceptance rates. These are great options for getting your first poem published! #poetry #publishing #magazines
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The 5 Phases of Publishing a Successful Book
A helpful sneak peek into what the modern publishing process looks like for authors! Writing a book? Thinking about self-publishing? Here are the steps to publishing and launching! #selfpublishing #booklaunch#writingadvice
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The Confused Writer's Guide to the Publishing Process
What happens once a publisher offers to buy your book? Here's the complete breakdown of the publishing process to help you understand this crazy industry! #publishing #industry #writing #reading