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: Reshaping Your Story Part 1 | Writing for Children 167

Reshaping Your Story Part 1 | Writing for Children 167

September 20th, 2019

RESHAPING YOUR STORY PART 1 You’ve finished a draft (or several drafts) of a story you’re excited about. You set it aside to cool for several days,… Go to Episode

Interview with David Katz | Writing for Children 160

August 2nd, 2019

GUEST EXPERT DAVID KATZ The producer of the Kauai Writers Conference gives tips for attending conferences and the benefits writers get by involved in… Go to Episode

What to Expect From a Writing Conference Pt 2 | Writing for Children 163

August 23rd, 2019

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING TO GO TO A WRITING CONFERENCE PART 2 In last week's episode, we talked about how to choose the conference you want… Go to Episode

Revision: Don't Go It Alone | Writing for Children 166

September 13th, 2019

DON'T REVISE BY YOURSELF When you’re about to begin revising a piece of writing, it can seem so daunting you may be tempted to bury the darn thing at… Go to Episode