Posted on December 27, 2022 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This past fall, publishing expert Joanna Penn featured a few interviews that focused specifically on literature that wasn't text only,...

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Posted on December 10, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In the past few months, Dave Chesson's Kindlepreneur blog has shared genre-specific writing prompts. If you're thinking about trying (or...

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Posted on October 6, 2022 at 12:47 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Children's literature is often considered, both from a positive and negative slant, to be light and fluffy. However, it certainly...

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Posted on September 24, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing any book is just the first step, but if you're self-publishing a children's book, there's an extra bit of...

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Posted on July 17, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

For years, author Melissa Stewart felt like an outsider. She considers herself a scientist first, then a writer, and has...

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Posted on April 26, 2022 at 9:56 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As an author or parent — or both — you know that writing a children's book isn't just a matter...

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Posted on January 17, 2022 at 2:26 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You know a professional cover is crucial to your book's success. But that's not the only aesthetic factor to consider...

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Posted on November 3, 2021 at 12:44 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Middle-grade books — or at least the books we read at that age — have a tendency to stick with...

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Posted on May 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Knowing your target audience is, of course, key to any genre of writing. But it’s especially important for those writing...

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Posted on April 12, 2021 at 10:32 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing and marketing books is quite the task, no matter your audience. But the children’s genre does present a unique...

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