Writing for Children: How to Write a Children's Book, Writing for Magazines, Getting Paid for Writing, Getting Published


Do you want to learn how to write a children's book? Make money writing for children's magazines? Every Friday the Writing for Children podcast publishes from The Institute of Children's Literature. Since 1969, ICL has taught over 470,205 aspiring writers. Listen to the director of both The Institute for Writers and The Institute of Children's Literature and bestselling children's author Katie Davis host the show as she focuses on the craft of writing for children. She talks about how to write a children’s book, how to write for children’s magazines, how to get paid for your writing, and how to get published in the world of kidlit. There are listener questions, with answers from the experts at the Institute, plus hard-to-find resources, tips, and links included in every week's show notes.


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Title: 34 Things Your Website Needs Part 1 | Writing for Children 158

34 Things Your Website Needs Part 1 | Writing for Children 158

July 19th, 2019

34 THINGS YOU NEED FOR YOUR WEBSITE PART 1 Author websites are important in 21st century publishing. Consider your website your business card to the world.… Go to Episode

Create Your Author Platform | Writing for Children 157

July 12th, 2019

CREATE YOUR AUTHOR PLATFORM What IS a platform? It’s your visibility. The wider your reach, the more books you can sell. What you do with your platform… Go to Episode

Interview with Josh Funk | Writing for Children 156

July 5th, 2019

INTERVIEW WITH JOSH FUNK Josh Funk writes silly stories and somehow tricks people into publishing them as books—such as the Lady Pancake & Sir French… Go to Episode

Is it a Memoir or Autobiography? | Writing for Children 155

June 29th, 2019

MEMOIR OR BIOGRAPHY? One of the most common ways to take real life experiences and turn them into stories or books is to tell the stories of our own life.… Go to Episode