Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2024: The Best Advice on Writing and Publishing for Children (Writers' and Artists') (Paperback)
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'A one-stop welcome to the world of publishing ... worth its weight in gold.' Smriti HallsOver the last two decades the Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook has become the indispensable guide to writing for children of all ages from pre-school to young adults. It is an essential item for any bookshelf, it includes advice, tips and inspiration for authors and illustrators working across all forms: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, screen, audio and theatre and magazines. It also covers the financial, contractual, and legal aspects of being a writer and illustrator. Its directory of 1,200 listings with contacts are updated yearly to provide the most up-to-date information across the media and publishing industry. It also includes over 50 articles by award-winning writers and illustrators covering all stages of the writing and illustration process from getting started, writing for different markets and genres, and preparing an illustration portfolio, through to submission to literary agents and publishers. Additional articles, free advice, events information and editorial services at www.writersandartists.co.uk
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The Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook is the bestselling guide to writing and publishing for children of all ages, from toddlers and middle graders to teens and young adults. It has been providing writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and scripts with invaluable and up-to-date advice for twenty years. Used, recommended, and with articles across its annual editions by authors such as Julia Donaldson, Raymond Briggs, Quentin Blake, Anne Fine, J. K. Rowling, Sarah Crossan, David Almond, Michael Rosen, Jacqueline Wilson, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, and many other prize-winning writers, it remains the ultimate resource for creatives from a brand that can be trusted.