As a children’s writer you’ll experience
more joy and satisfaction than you ever thought
possible. Imagine getting up in the morning
for a cup of coffee, sitting at your computer,
meeting the challenge to come up with an original
idea and then magically weaving words into a
story. It could soon be a winner – a book
that will appeal to editors as well as it will
Thousands of individuals work as freelance children’s
writers. In the beginning they often write as
a sideline. They may contribute to various Internet
sites, then begin submitting stories to magazines.
The shelves of libraries and book stores are
filled with picture books, easy readers, young
adult novels, biographies and non-fiction books
for children. It’s a huge market.