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Do you have a great idea for a children's photo book? Avoiding frequent traps
I was blogging about frequent errors made by new children's authors a few week ago. I am new to the business myself (or I was in 2008 when I first started to write this), but I have used this year to delve into the business book, attend meetings, participate in a review group and write every day.
You have a great idea for a book. Spend some of your free and easy hours developing this idea. So what makes it special and attractive for kids? You' re giving it to your kids to use. Just put that history aside and give her some slack. You will probably think of new outlooks and other smart ways to tell your stories.
And, frankly, your kids will adore everything you make. It is marvelous and she is offering to make it an illustration for you. If she is a freelance artist, tell her thank you, but a publishing house will compare your script to an artist. It is your own and not yours to find an illuminator for your book.
Her words should make the tale go away, and it is possible that any illustration you sent will leave a scandal. If you or your boyfriend has a serious artistic interest, however, you should find out how to enter a picture-book mummy. You' re buying a copy of The Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Mar.
Prints a copy of your history, attaches your neighbours' artwork to each page and sends it to any CWIM publishing house. Any publishers? All of them have their niches. Do you know if your script matches the latest title? Have you checked the entry rules of the individual publishers?
There are some who have very special processes. Not only do writers succeed in their work, they also adapt their manuscripts to the right publishing house. It' a little like you find your soul mate - you have to click on different layers. Would you like to know more about child care?