Writing Children's Fiction

Writing Children's Fiction

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Full of both inspirational and practical advice, Writing Children's Fiction: A Writers' and Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing for some of the most difficult and demanding readers of all: children and young people. Part 1 explores the nature, history and challenges of children's literature, and the amazing variety of genres available for children from those learning to read to young adults. Part 2 includes tips by such bestselling authors as David Almond, Malorie Blackman, Meg Rosoff and Michael Morpurgo. Part 3 contains practical advice - from shaping plots and creating characters to knowing your readers, handling difficult subjects and how to find an agent and publisher when your book or story is complete.It might be more and more difficult to get past the hurdles, the gatekeepers, the censors and the prevailing markets before you find and reach your audience a€“ but thata#39;s probably why you bought or borrowed this book. Socrates disdained the anbsp;...

Title:Writing Children's Fiction
Author:Linda Newbery, Yvonne Coppard
Publisher:A&C Black - 2013-08-22


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