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Writing for children: 10 ways to grow as a children’s writer

Concluding the two-parter started last month, author Amy Sparkes suggests five more creative ways to grow your children’s writing career

Last month we looked at five practical things you could do to grow as a children’s author: visit schools; visit libraries; get your work critiqued; find a workshop; and join a network. This month we look at five creative things you can do to enhance your writing and your career.

Think outside the box

It is so important to be original and fresh in your ideas. Agents, publishers, editors and readers need to see something new; something eye-catching and refreshing. And if you are publishing independently, having an ‘edge’ to your creation could make the difference between your book being lost in the multitude or being the one that people are tweeting about.

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