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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How Submissions Work | Writing for Children 032

December 30th, 2016

Today we’re going to talk about submissions. This is a topic that comes up frequently with each new contest. People ask about everything from naming… Go to Episode

Cleopatra had Cooties | Writing for Children 031

December 23rd, 2016

WHAT DO KIDS CARE ABOUT? You may have heard me mention that the great nonfiction writer––and editor––Andrea Davis Pinkney said, when shekeynoted… Go to Episode

Interview Your Characters | Writing for Children 030

December 16th, 2016

Do you ever wonder if you have a real plot in your short story––something that an editor will find satisfying and complete? It can be tough, but one… Go to Episode

No Time for Forced Rhyme | Writing for Children 029

December 9th, 2016

One of the most common reasons for editors to reject a poem is bad meter. Meter is the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem. When the… Go to Episode