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Writing picture books : a hands-on guide from story creation to publication  Cover Image Book Book

Writing picture books : a hands-on guide from story creation to publication

Paul, Ann Whitford (author.).

Summary: "Fully updated and thoroughly revised, Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition is the go-to resource for writers crafting stories for children ages two to eight. You'll learn the unique set of skills it takes to bring your story to life by using tightly focused text and leaving room for the illustrator to be creative." --

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  • ISBN: 9781440353758
  • ISBN: 1440353751
  • Physical Description: print
    265 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Revised and expanded edition.
  • Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-261) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Becoming a picture-book scholar -- Building a frame for your story house -- Telling your story : part one -- Telling your story : part two -- Telling your story : part three -- Darlings, Demons, or a mixture of both -- Diving into your story -- Baiting with a sharp hook -- Basic plotting -- More on plotting -- Holding your story together -- Does your story have a satisfying ending? -- The two Ss of strong writing -- Rhyme time -- Making music with your prose -- The importance of word count -- Page turns -- Cut and paste -- Grabbing the reader with a great title -- Sharing your story -- Submitting your manuscript -- The business of publishing -- Self-publishing? -- Priming your idea pump -- When your dreams turn into reality.
Subject: Picture books for children Authorship
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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