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Writing picture books : a hands-on guide from story creation to publication / Ann Whitford Paul.

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808.068 PAUL

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Material Type
Book
Author
Paul, Ann Whitford,
Publication Info.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, [2018]
Publication Info.
©2018

Details

Edition
Revised and expanded edition.
Description
265 pages ; 22 cm
Note
Includes index.
Contents
Becoming a picture book scholar -- Building a frame for your story house -- Telling your story : part one -- Telling your story : part two -- Telling your story : part three -- Darlings, Demons, or a mixture of both -- Diving into your story -- Baiting with a sharp hook -- Basic plotting -- More on plotting -- Holding your story together -- Does your story have a satisfying ending? -- The two Ss of strong writing -- Rhyme time -- Making music with your prose -- The importance of word count -- Page turns -- Cut and paste -- Grabbing the reader with a great title -- Sharing your story -- Submitting your manuscript -- The business of publishing -- Self-publishing? -- Priming your idea pump -- When your dreams turn into reality.
Subject
Picture books for children -- Authorship.
Children's literature -- Marketing.
ISBN
9781440353758 (paperback)
1440353751 (paperback)