Michael Mann, author of Ghostcloud, tells us all about his journey to publication … and gives us some excellent tips on writing for children.
We caught up with Joanne O’Connell, author of Beauty and the Bin, to ask her all about her journey to publication … and to get a few tips on becoming a children’s writer.
How long should my children’s book be? We wish there was a simple, one-size-fits-all answer to this! There are no set rules for how long a children’s novel should be, and the lack of clear guidance can be frustrating. That’s why we often get asked questions like this.
Three ways to get creative … tips for writing during the pandemic.
If you are stuck on a project, trying to find an agent, or need help getting published, these simple, easy-to-apply tips will improve your book immediately.
Sure, we all start out emulating our heroes, but the world already has Harry Potter, The Cat in the Hat and Pooh – oh, how I love him – so we don’t need (let’s face it, probably inferior) replicas. Why try to write something you don’t REALLY want to write?
The query letter is a tough thing to get right – it needs to be informative, but not boring; warm, but not over-familiar. But please, before writing your query letter, make sure you don’t write one like this…