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Writing Children's Books vs. Adult Books: Why you'd be crazy not to
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Some big differences between the Children’s and Adult book markets.
Taking out the Trash & 4 other tips on POV and Voice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
This collection contains 5 tips on POV, past vs. present tense, and your personal writing voice.
Taking out the Trash: How to dig out your unique writer's voice
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Agents and editors all look for a strong, unique voice--how to find and polish yours.
Tense Persons: Point of view, part one
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The pros and cons of using 1st or 3rd person, and past or present tense
Single Spy to Teeming Horde: Point of view, part two
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How to determine how many POV characters your novel should have.
A POV Footnote: How many beginner mistakes can be avoided by writing in close 3rd person
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Why writing in close third (or first) person lets you avoid many common beginner mistakes.
Writing the Other: Writing from the viewpoint of the opposite gender
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How to create a believable character of a gender (or background) you don't share.
A Point of E-tiquette & 4 other tips on Professionalism
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5 tips on presenting your writing professionally in the digital age.
The Pesky Typo Hunt: Why you should take the trouble to track them down and eliminate them before they can breed
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The best technique I know for finding the errors in your own manuscript. It takes some effort, but it works.
A Point of E-tiquette: Does your T-shirt have holes in it?
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This tip explains why it's so important to take a moment to run your spellchecker!
Badge & Handcuffs: Writing with authority
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What people mean when they talk about writing with "authority," and why you must do so.
Pitching to the Pros: What you can (and can't) expect if you ask someone to evaluate your writing, and what kind of sample you should offer them
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What you can expect, and what you should do, if you can ever convince a pro to evaluate your writing.
The Editor is Never Wrong, Mostly: Well, hardly ever
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How to respond (properly) when you disagree with your editor.
How Big a Hammer? & 4 other writing tips on Emotion and Theme
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
This collection contains 5 tips on building emotion and meaning into your fiction--and why it matters.
Beating the Evil TV: The most valuable tip I'll ever give you--and it's short, too
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Why getting into your characters’ heads matters more than anything else.
Setup and Payoff: Creating more emotional impact in your story
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How building up your conflict throughout the story makes your climax matter.
Playing for Higher Stakes: Why your dog is more important than the universe
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Why saving the universe is less important to the reader than saving your dog.
How Big a Hammer? Is it important for the reader to understand your theme?
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How to make your point, without making the reader feel like you're preaching--or hitting them over the head with your theme.
TV or Not TV isn't the Question: Why we don't care what kids do instead of reading
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A lot of writers regard anything that takes kids’ time and attention from books as the enemy. This is why you shouldn't.
How To Write For Children An Easy Three Step Guide To Writing Children's Books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
How To Write For Children is for anyone who has an idea for a children's book, and doesn't know what to do next. This book is an easy three step guide that teaches how to take a story from an idea to a completed project ready for publishing. Also included are samples of summary, synopsis and outlining tools talked about within this book and examples of manuscript preparation and layout.