While children's picture books may seem simple, creating a brilliant one is no easy task. How do you make yours smart, engaging, and fun — rather than clichéd, saccharine, and didactic?

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Children’s Book Insider is one of the most trusted names in children’s writing instruction. For over 22 years, they’ve been helping aspiring writers craft compelling manuscripts that will sell in the crowded children’s book marketplace.

Now they’re offering a free eBook called “Writing for Children” which is filled with great advice from top children’s authors!

Here’s just some of what the eBook includes:
 

  • Multi-million selling author Natasha Wing on “What The Heck’s Happening In Picture Books?”   
  • Anastasia Suen — author of more than 135 books — on “The Top 10 Trends in Easy Readers”
  • Newbery Honoree Kirby Larson‘s “Middle Grade – Where We Are, Where We’re Going”
  • Helen Landalf, author of the YA hit “Flyaway” on “What’s Hot in Young Adult”
  • Renowned writing instructor and editor Laura Backes tells us “Don’t Fear the eBook”
  • Karen Robertson, of “The Author’s Guide to Book Apps” on “Children’s Book Apps: An Exciting Opportunity For Writers”                                             

Download the free eBook “Writing for Children” now!

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Things are going well for author Tom Watson. He wrote a book for his kids called Stick Dog Wants a Hamburger. They liked it, so he wrote another, and another, and another. Then he signed up with BookBaby for worldwide distribution.

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