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Advice for Editing a Children’s Book

Advice for Editing a Children’s Book

After spending hours writing your children’s book, you’re likely eager to get it published and see it in print. However, you still have another important step left before you get that point—editing your manuscript! Editing doesn’t have to be an overly complicated...

Finding an Illustrator for Your Children’s Book

Finding an Illustrator for Your Children’s Book

You’ve put in the hours of writing, the late nights editing, and successfully transformed your story from an idea into a children’s book. The next step? Finding an illustrator. For most of us writers, it is the writing, not the illustrating, that is our gift. However,...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Self-Publishing

Advantages and Disadvantages of Self-Publishing

My first book, the Extraordinarily Ordinary Life of Prince: Which Fork’s First, was self-published. During the many hours of writing, finding an illustrator, teaching myself formatting, printing, and marketing, I learned firsthand the many advantages and disadvantages...

Finding Inspiration for a Children’s Book

Finding Inspiration for a Children’s Book

Writing a children’s book takes many things: hours of effort, intense perseverance, stellar writing skills, and, most importantly, inspiration. Too often, inspiration is overlooked; usually buried under many rough drafts or lost in the late nights and red ink. Despite...

My Journey as a Self Published Children’s Book Author

My Journey as a Self Published Children’s Book Author

Everyone has a story to tell. Some people have novels inside of them, some have autobiographies, while others want to share their experience in the form of figurative commentaries. Writing, and specifically publishing a book, is a fantastic way to share your story...