Writing and Publishing Books for Children in the 1990s: The Inside Story from the Editor's Desk

Writing and Publishing Books for Children in the 1990s: The Inside Story from the Editor's Desk

by Olga Litowinsky, Clga Litowinsky

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Overview

This anecdotal how-to book is a necessity for any would-be children's book writer and is a valuable addition to the shelves of already-published writers. Litowinsky covers the entire book publishing process, from story ideas and submitting manuscripts through contracts to production and sales. Illustrated.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802773753
Publisher: Walker & Company
Publication date: 11/01/1991
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 0.37(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
Prefacexiii
Part I.Before Acceptance
1.Secrets of the Slush Pile3
2.What Do Editors Want?17
3.The Perils of the Picture Book27
4.The Reading Is Easy37
5.Characters, Conflict, and Structure46
6.Growing Up in the Malls60
7.Writer, Edit Yourself72
Part II.And After
8.Making It Legal85
9.Bookmaking100
10.Your Career Is Your Business116
Important Addresses133
Suggested Reading135
Index139

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