Category: Editing & Beyond

Blog Posts from Children’s Literature Specialist, Jenny Bowman about editing, content editing, writing, writing children’s books, editing children’s books, editor, children’s book writer, children’s book editor, writer, writing, editing, and children’s literature.

How to Write a Picture Book – Resources and Recommendations

How to find a children's book editor

If you are reading this article, then I expect you want to learn how to write a picture book. There is an abundant of information on the internet that suggests ’10 easy steps’ to writing the perfect picture book, or that makes promises such as insta-publication, insta-success. The hard reality is, breaking into the traditionally […]

How to Self-Publish a Picture Book – 7 Do’s and Don’ts to Remember

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  So you want to self-publish a picture book. Congratulations and welcome to the writer’s world! You have that draft finished, so what’s next? In this article I hope to provide clarity on steps it takes to self-publish a picture book. I’ll give you a brief overview of self-publishing and then give you a list […]

My Top 5 Favorite How-to-Write Books by Female Masters (and why they’re so wonderful)

Whether you are putting the proverbial pen to paper for the first time, or you’re a seasoned author, this list of My Top 5 Favorite How-to-Write Books by Female Masters (and why they’re so wonderful) has a little something for anyone who wants to write a children’s book. Even after writing for nearly twenty years […]

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