Writing and Publishing a Children’s Book is a dream for many people. Unfortunately, it is often a difficult dream to realize since most talented writers do not know or understand which steps to take first to begin the process of becoming known and getting published.
Do you need an agent, illustrator, assistant, consultant or book marketer? Do you know which Children’s Publishing Houses should be the first ones to submit your work to for maximum profit & the highest probability of acceptance? Have you decided on type of of Children’s Book you plan on writing?
The Children’s Book Publishing business can be complicated for the ill-informed, but easy to navigate for those that understand it. For those that are knowledgeable, writing & actually introducing your work to the marketplace is clockwork.
You may have the the next popular children’s book, but the fact is, if you don’t know how to introduce it to the marketplace, you’ll just keep running into walls which is what most struggling children’s writers go through and sadly, never emerge from the initial phase of the publishing process.
Consultants can be expensive, and seasoned & well known Children’s Book Publishers will rarely reveal their industry inside secrets to children’s book publisher’s. After all, why would they want to put themselves at literary risk, and in a position to lose their book popularity & income. Finding an honest individual to explain how the industry works as a whole will pose to be a daunting task.
Yes, you will find hundreds of publications as to how to go about writing, promoting & publishing a children’s book, but most do not make it easy for the reader to understand the publishing process. The truth is if you follow most of the Children’s Book Publishing tutorials, you will learn that they are inefficient, and could possibly cost you tremendous amounts of time.
An auto-pilot formula that not other Children’s Book Publishing guide can match. No writer wants to sift through hundreds of pages of Children’s Book Publishing techniques & ideas. To be successful in this business, you need to get to the point, and make it happen.
Whether you are looking to write, sell, promote and/or publish your Childrens Book, regardless if it’s a picture book or regular book, education is key.
There are hundreds of thousands of writer’s that go unnoticed every year, with priceless Children’s Book’s eventually shelved or never sold to a publishing house because of a lack of knowledge in the business. Don’t let this be you!
You must learn how to target your age group, brainstorm story ideas, develop your characters, make a story line, introduce your characters with descriptions of physical and personality traits, create a problem or a conflict, and learn how to set the state for a climax. Character development, plots, conflict, and resolution, to marketing & publishing, are the things you need to know to become a successful childrens writer.