Subject: [writeforkids] DRUMROLL PLEASE... Your sneak peak is inside!

[writeforkids] DRUMROLL PLEASE... Your sneak peak is inside!

September 16th, 2014 at 4:29 pm EDT

Laura and I are putting the finishing touches on our big Kindle Kids Mastery course, which will make creating an illustrated children's book, publishing it and selling it a breeze. The course will be for sale tomorrow (and we will have a 50% off pric ...

[writeforkids] Amazon's big news: What we've learned.

September 15th, 2014 at 3:53 pm EDT

Last week, we gave you our take on Amazon's announcement of the free Kindle Kids' Book Creator, and answered some of your questions about what it all means to you. Today, in preparation for Wednesday's launch of our big Kindle Kids Mastery course, I ...

[writeforkids] Your Kindle Kids questions answered....

September 11th, 2014 at 8:55 am EDT

Yesterday, I shared news about our upcoming Kindle Kids Mastery course and answered some basic questions about Amazon's new Kindle Kids' Book Creator and its potential impact on children's writers. If you missed it, go to http://bit.ly/1rJBUEr to rea ...

[writeforkids] What Amazon's big announcement means to you

September 10th, 2014 at 3:06 pm EDT

Amazon's release of Kindle Kids Book Creator is a true game changer for children's writers. Let's talk about what it means for you. Last week, we shared the news of Amazon's big announcement: the release of free software that allows ...

[writeforkids] Big publishing news....

September 3rd, 2014 at 6:18 pm EDT

Hey folks, Just wanted to give you the heads up on some important publishing news that broke today: Amazon has just announced the launch of KPD Kids -- a free tool that will allow authors to easily create illustrated children's books and sell them ...

[writeforkids] "I'm a writer, not a business person!"

September 2nd, 2014 at 5:39 pm EDT

Top children's author Katie Davis Hey everybody! After 1,598 people registered for Katie Davis' complimentary course, 100 Things Every Writer Must Do To Succeed Online, something really cool that happened that I thought you might want to hear a ...

[writeforkids] Get advice from Newbery Winner Kate DiCamillo

August 27th, 2014 at 10:34 am EDT

Good morning! We recently caught up with Kate DiCamillo, recipient of the 2014 Newbery Medal and the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Want to pick up a few tips from one of kidlit's true superstars? Head over to http://writefor ...

[writeforkids] NEW! 100 Things Every Writer Must Do to Succeed Online

August 19th, 2014 at 4:45 pm EDT

Hi Updaters, Jon here with something cool (and free).... Chances are, you think of yourself as a writer first and a businessperson second (or third, or fourth, or....) I get it -- we're creative people and sometimes the side of our brains that deal ...

[writeforkids] How to change a child's life forever....

August 18th, 2014 at 5:11 pm EDT

For the past few months, we've been sharing our vision for a world with greater literacy, greater connection and greater understanding. Now, let's start making a difference. ...

[writeforkids] Lois Lowry reveals the one change she would make to The Giver

August 11th, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT

Hi there! Getting excited for the movie premiere of The Giver this weekend? We sure are. And to help everyone get ready, we've just posted a classic Children's Book Insider interview with the creator of The Giver, the one and only Lois Lowry. I ...