Learn the art of crafting a compelling children's book

Build a strong foundation for creating an amazing children's book
Free tutorial
Rating: 3.3 out of 5 (12 ratings)
709 students
37min of on-demand video
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How to create an amazing character
How to create a gripping plot with a strong lesson
How to create catchy rhymes
How to create enticing back cover copy
How to create a script that makes it easy for a formatter/illustrator to follow

Requirements

  • Be able to read materials and listen to lectures.

Description

This course is designed to give you the foundational knowledge and basic understanding of how to write an awesome children's book.


Topics covered include:

- How to create an amazing character

- How to create a gripping plot/lesson

- How to create catchy rhymes/rhythm

- How to create enticing back cover copy

- How to create a simplified script for outsourced illustrations and how to find legit illustrator's


Upon completion, you will have a base to build off of.


You will be able to create a character using the character profile method and identify what makes your character unique.

You will be able to create a plot using the five elements and understand how the lesson, plot and character must all stay in alignment.

You will be able to decipher between perfect and imperfect rhyme and understand how to create natural rhythm in the story.

You will realize the power and importance of back cover copy and how to keep it short, simple and succinct to entice readers to buy.

You will know how to create a script that makes it easy for illustrator's to understand and follow thus making bringing your book to life much easier and more aligned with what you envision.


Overall, this course will lay the bricks for a beginning aspiring children's book author to craft their first book and build off of it.

Who this course is for:

  • Young, aspiring children book author's

Instructor

Teacher for children's book creation
Danny Nicolosi
  • 3.3 Instructor Rating
  • 12 Reviews
  • 709 Students
  • 1 Course

Hello, My name is Danny Nicolosi. I'm the author of the Willy children's books. Through writing children's books, I've learned all the important aspects and how to craft them in a compelling way. It's my honor to share what I've learned with you in hopes that you can build a solid foundation for creating a children's book.

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