How To Get Your Children’s Book Into A Bookstore

"How  do I get my physical children's book into a bookstore?" is a question I get asked quite often. So in this blog post, I'll describe how to go about getting your paperback into a brick and mortar store. In order to get your children's book into a bookstore, you...

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How To Request An Illustrator Sample

Congratulations! You've found a number of illustrators you like and are now ready to make the final decision on whom you should hire to illustrate your children's book. But how should you decide? Once you have narrowed it down to about 6–10 illustrators, you can...

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How To Make Time To Write Your Children’s Book

We're all busy. It can be hard to find time to follow your dreams. And that's why I created this short little video (mp3 also available), helping you find little pockets of time you can use to write your children's book. You won't need long stretches of time. It's all...

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Why You Should Write A Children’s Book

I just spent a rainy afternoon reading and re-reading books to a toddler. Some of them were fantastic classics such as Where the Wild Things Are and The Little Engine That Could — delightful tales filled with wonderful imagery and positive messages. And others were...

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FINDING THE RIGHT AUDIENCE FOR YOUR CHILDREN’S BOOK

We are creating a book that we want others (namely parents) to buy. That's why it is important to have a clear picture of our audience. We want to get our audience just right, so we know exactly what words and language to use, both in the book iself as well as in the...

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MY MISSION: TO HELP YOU WRITE YOUR CHILDREN’S BOOK

Why I Created EEscribe More than 80% of Americans want to write a book. And so many of those want to write a children’s book (anyone with kids knows this to be true). Yet, only a few actually go after this dream. With EEscribe, I want to INSPIRE you to tackle that...

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IF I CAN DO THIS, THEN YOU CAN TOO!

“Dreams don’t work unless you do.” - This is my mantra. That’s the phrase I live by. These are the words that hang on the wall, right above my desk. Back when my firstborn was still a toddler, I felt the need to write a book for the very first...

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