Category Archives: Children’s Books

Autumn update: focus on children’s book marketing

I hope you’ve been enjoying the beautiful autumn weather (well, here in the UK, at least) – it certainly has helped take the edge off these sudden darker evenings. On that note here’s a snap I took a couple of … Continue reading

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Cornelia Funke on creativity vs ticking boxes

With just four days to go before the second Barnes Children’s Literature Festival I have had the pleasure of interviewing award-winning children’s and YA writer and illustrator Cornelia Funke. Cornelia is travelling to the UK for the event where she … Continue reading

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Children’s picture book marketing – case study interview

When I occasionally host interviews my aim (as with the rest of my blog) is to share best practice and know-how that I think will help fellow children’s authors. Today is no exception and without further ado I’d like to … Continue reading

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Using crossword puzzles to promote your children’s book

If you’re looking for additional marketing inspiration for your children’s book – or indeed for a YA or adult book – below I share how I’ve used crossword puzzles to help promote my books in recent years. (If you caught this … Continue reading

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The Writers’ Advice Centre for Children’s Books

A seriously good option for self-publishing children’s authors We all know that the golden rule of self-publishing is never to put out your book without first getting feedback, ideally using beta readers to start with – and most certainly using … Continue reading

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