Writing Children's Fiction

Writing Children's Fiction

A Writers' and Artists' Companion

Book - 2013
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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.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
ISBN: 9781408156872
Characteristics: xvi, 246 p. cm.
Additional Contributors: Newbery, Linda


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