Writing for Children and Young Adults

This is intended for a global audience.

ISBN: 978-1-55180-813-0

Number of pages: 208

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Do you have an active imagination? What about an adventurous spirit? Then why not apply them to writing a children’s book?

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Whether picture book or novel, fiction or nonfiction, writing for a young audience is about establishing a connection with the young people who read your work. To create that connection with your young readers, you need an understanding of the fundamental elements of a children's story and the craft of writing.

This book will show you how to create stories that will inspire and educate young readers, and meet the needs of your publishers. From learning to find their own voice to finding markets within the many genres of youth writing, this book is invaluable.

Loaded with illustrative samples and helpful worksheets, this book will show you how to transform ideas into stories that will delight, intrigue, and satisfy readers - and ultimately result in a manuscript that sells.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Publication Date Oct 15, 2007
Market Global
PDF Preview Download URL
Edition Second Edition
Pages 208
Size 6 x 9
ISBN 978-1-55180-813-0
UPC 069635808139
About the CD The CD works with all versions of Microsoft Windows: 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, and Vista (Vista installation requires you to have Administrator rights on your computer).

Author Details

Author Details - Dr. Marion Crook

Dr. Marion Crook’s work includes ten novels for teens and juveniles and eight other nonfiction books for teens and adults. Crook previously taught writing and holds a Ph.D. in education. She has a website detailing all her books.


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