So you want to write a children’s book. These four tips can help get you started and guide you along your way, as well as provide useful insights from authors who have already achieved the feat. You’ll need to do your research, share you drafts, and really see relate to kids if you want to write a great children’s book.
It will help if you read a lot of popular children’s books from the last 25 years to get an idea. Familiarize yourself with contemporary children’s books so that you can get an idea of what styles and themes kids respond to and identify with. Times change but classics still remain popular and are often incorporated into newer versions.
Once you have an idea of the writing style, and story, get ready to revise, revise, revise! It’s important for any author to revise, but it is especially crucial for a children’s book because of who your audience is!
You also want to make the book relatable. Don’t just consider what you think would make for a good children’s story, think about what children actually like. Just because you think you would have enjoyed hearing the story as a child, doesn’t mean all of them will!
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