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: Emma Dryden | Writing for Children 202

Emma Dryden | Writing for Children 202

May 29th, 2020

INTERVIEW WITH EMMA DRYDEN Over the course of her twenty-five year career (including as Vice President and Publisher of imprints at Simon & Schuster),… Go to Episode

Setting as a Character | Writing for Children 201

May 22nd, 2020

SETTING AS A CHARACTER Today’s episode comes from Jamie K. Schmidt, a regular blogger for us on the IFW Blog focusing on writing for adults. We’re… Go to Episode

Revision: Don't Got It Alone | Writing for Children 200

May 15th, 2020

200th EPISODE GIVEAWAY To celebrate, we're giving away over $1,000 worth of prizes! Head to writingforchildren.com/200 to enter before 5/24/20 and you… Go to Episode

Interview with Charlie N. Holmberg | Writing for Children 199

May 8th, 2020

INTERVIEW WITH CHARLIE N. HOLMBERG Charlie N. Holmberg is the author of the Numina series and the Wall Street Journal bestselling Paper Magician series,… Go to Episode