The nuts and bolts of writing for children

Learn about the process of writing a children’s book with Steve Swinburne. Stock photo.

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – Has it been your dream to write a children’s book? On Monday, Jan. 29 at 2:30 p.m. children’s book author Steve Swinburne will be at the Meeting Place at Neighborhood Connections to discuss the nuts and bolts of writing for children. Swinburne takes you from idea creation and blank page to printed book, covering (almost) everything you need to know about researching, writing, and publishing a book for kids.

In a humor-filled presentation, Swinburne uses storytelling and over 30 years of experience in children’s writing to teach you about research, first drafts, rewriting, proposals, pitching an editor or agent, illustrations or photographs, promotion, etc. This program is offered at no charge but register by calling 802-824-4343 if you would like to learn the A—Z about the business of children’s books. Whether you are a beginner or intermediate writer or only have a dream of one day writing a children’s book, Swinburne will offer practical and useful advice.

Neighborhood Connections is a community-based non-profit social services agency serving individuals and families in the area mountain towns of south-central Vermont. Check out our website at The Meeting Place is located in the Mountain Marketplace, next to the Londonderry Post Office.

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