How To Write A Children’s Story
Do you want to learn how to write a children’s story? Inevitably, you are going to have some questions regarding the children’s writing market. Writing for children is a completely different experience than writing for adults. You need to take many things into consideration. Arming yourself with the right information will allow you to learn the in and outs of writing a good children’s story.
Who Are You Writing For?
This is your first question. What age is your story meant for and is the story age-appropriate? The type of story will determine that. If you are writing for the 3-5 preschool age, picture books will be better suited to work on. As you write for older children you can increase the amount of words, the types of words you use and increase the complexity of the story. Writing for children is not a hard thing to do but takes a bit of patience and research. Look for what is selling on amazon.com. See what types of stories kids are reading. Ask children that you know, what types of stories do they like to read and create those stories. Find out what characters they enjoy reading about and create those characters that kids can become in those stories. You want to write stories that dreams are made of.