How to Write a Children’s Book and Get it Published

Stoked for my interview with Carol Anne Meehan later today on 1310 News, (Ottawa ). Hope you’ll be tuning in. It’s going to be an adventure!

Not My Straitjacket

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Want to write a children’s book? You’re reading the write right blog. Although technically the first version of write that I used was actually right for the context of this blog. The ability to write, to string words into compelling, coherent, sentences is one of the first lines of defense you will require as a writer. You will also need a great idea, plenty of paper and pen or a computer.

Don’t know what to write about? Stories are all around you. While it is important not to write real accounts of people’s lives unless you are memoir writing and you have their permission to do so, you can draw from your everyday life experiences. Do you remember what it was like to be a child? There’s a starting point for you. If you would rather write about the experiences of modern day childhood and draw from contemporary issues, observe…

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