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Get Started in Writing for Children: A Teach Yourself Guide
by Lisa Bullard (Goodreads Author)
Get Started in Writing for Children will help you at the very beginning of the creative journey to gain confidence and find inspiration, and then support you in the completion of your first piece of children's literature, whether it's a picture book, a middle-grade story or a young adult novel. Each chapter includes a central writing exercise and four shorter ones, while ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published December 27th 2013 by Teach Yourself
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Oct 12, 2016 Lesley rated it really liked it
Loved the practical nature of this book and its many helpful pointers. Read it through completely, and now plan to set aside regular slots of time to work through the exercises (after buying the book first).
Lisa Bullard brings years of expertise as a children's writer, writing teacher, and publishing professional to this excellent guide. Nothing is overlooked. In addition to well written chapters on craft, the book includes various exercises, focus points, summaries of key ideas, and lots of quotes from other successful writers. Whether you are new to writing, are part of a writing critique group, or are an experienced writer looking for support with regard to a particular part of the writing ...more
Lisa Bullard is the award-winning author of more than sixty books for children, including the middle grade mystery Turn Left at the Cow. She is also the author of the how-to guide Get Started in Writing for Children. Her books for younger readers include picture books and nonfiction titles such as Trick-or-Treat on Milton Street and You Can Write a Story: A Story-Writing Recipe for Kids. Her books ...moreMore about Lisa Bullard...