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: Guest Expert Patrice Vecchione | Writing for Children 194

Interview with Elena Favilli | Writing for Children 190

March 6th, 2020

INTERVIEW WITH ELENA FAVILLI Elena Favilli is the co-founder and CEO of Rebel Girls, the cultural media engine working to empower girls and women all… Go to Episode

Interview with Talia Benamy | Writing for Children 189

February 28th, 2020

INTERVIEW WITH TALIA BENAMY Talia Benamy is an associate editor at Philomel Books (an imprint of Penguin Young Readers), where she focuses on everything… Go to Episode

Misunderstood Verbs | Writing for Children 188

February 21st, 2020

MISUNDERSTOOD VERBS When you’re polishing and perfecting your work, one big thing to pay attention to is your verbs. Inspired by an article from Jan… Go to Episode

10 Things That Make Editors Cringe | Writing for Children 187

February 14th, 2020

10 THINGS THAT MAKE EDITORS CRINGE Nobody wants to make an editor (or anyone) cringe when they read your manuscript. Inspired by a post from Jamie K.… Go to Episode