How to Write, Market and Sell Children’s Books

How to Write, Market and Sell Children’s Books

Just About Everything You Should Know & Consider

♦ Story Development ♦ Writing Process ♦ Deciding Age Group ♦ Vocabulary ♦ Editing ♦ Interior Formatting ♦ Finding Illustrators ♦ Cover Creation ♦ Publishing Choices ♦ Marketing Avenues
♦ Gathering Reviews ♦ Public Sales Etiquette ♦ Your Branding ♦ School Visits ♦ The Dark Side of Publishing & More!

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About the Book

When I first tiptoed into the book publishing industry I was as green as a four-leaf clover.

I discovered writers’ workshops charge hopeful authors hundreds of dollars with the promise of turning their book into a bestseller but they are so generic it doesn’t really help. I also learned that the information provided does not contain the details necessary for children’s books to find success.

This is not a get-rich-quick-scheme. There are no secrets to book publishing. This is an in-depth roadmap to what lies ahead if you decide to take this journey. All of this will take talent, time, hard work and desire.

Inside you will discover:

  • How to write for children utilizing proper vocabulary and grammar.
  • Determine if your story is for a picture book, early reader or chapter book.
  • Choosing between traditional publishing, vanity, hybrid or self-publishing.
  • Learn the stages of editing with Tips & Tricks for the pre-editing process.
  • How to find illustrators, format your interior and design a great book cover.
  • The pre-marketing and post-marketing process and how marketing never ends.
  • How and where to get book reviews and use those reviews to build momentum.
  • How to pick popular keyword phrases to ensure your book is discoverable.
  • Marketing direct to the public, powerful strategies and suggestions.
  • How to visit schools, bookstores and attend other public events.
  • The Dark Side of Publishing, what other authors won’t tell you or prepare you for.

Writing a book can be hard. Marketing can be even harder.

“I hope you gain valuable insight and enough inspiration throughout these pages to meet your goal of becoming a successful children’s book author.” Kathleen J. Shields is a multiple award-winning author with more than 40 published books.

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Author:
Genres: Educational, Writing
Tags: Adult | Young Adult, Self Help
Publisher: Erin Go Bragh Publishing
Publication Year: 2024
Format: paperback
Length: 462
ASIN: B0D84B615W
ISBN: 9781956581478
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List Price: 19.95
eBook Price: 9.99
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About the Author
Kathleen J. Shields

Kathleen J. Shields is an award-winning author having won First Place Best Educational Children’s Series from the Texas Association of Authors for “The Hamilton Troll Adventures”. The Hamilton Troll series is educational and inspirational, teaching young children social skills, animal characteristics and how to handle real-life situations.

While awaiting illustrations, Shields’ writes chapter books for Tweens. While still infusing education into each story, Kathleen endeavors to entertain young readers, igniting a desire to read that will span a lifetime.

Shields’ also runs a website and graphic design company called Kathleen’s Graphics. She designs colorful, eye-catching websites, logos and advertisements for businesses and authors. She enjoys being challenged to learn new things.

Additionally, Kathleen writes an inspirational and educational blog regarding her endeavors as an author as well as a business woman and Christian. Her views are always light-hearted and thought-provoking and are intended to get the reader thinking.

For more information about the author, and her books, please visit: www.KathleensBooks.com or follow her blog at: www.KathleenJShields.com

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