Aaron Shepard
Aaron Shepard’s Kidwriting Page
Writing Children’s Books,
Publishing Children’s Books
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Here are free resources for writing children’s books and publishing children’s books (not “childrens”)—all from award-winning children’s author Aaron Shepard. (If you’re a kid wanting to write and publish, please visit Aaron’s Young Authors Page.) Good luck in your writing and publishing!

Please note: This page is provided as a courtesy to the children’s writing community. However, Aaron cannot offer private help to aspiring writers. Sorry!

Book cover: The Business of Writing for Children

The Business of Writing for Children
An Award-Winning Author’s Tips on Writing Children’s Books and Publishing Them

Book cover: Adventures in Writing for Children

Adventures in Writing for Children
More Tips from an Award-Winning Author on the Art and Business of Writing Children’s Books and Publishing Them


Dangerous Myths and Terrible Truths

Beginners, please read! A quick intro to writing children’s books and publishing them.


Writing Your Story

Tips on how to write children’s stories.


The Inside Story

Articles on children’s book writing and publishing.


Kidwriting Quotes

Aaron’s favorite quotes on writing children’s books and publishing them.


A Kidwriting Bookshelf

Good books on how to write and publish books for children.


About Aaron’s Kidwriting Books

Info on Aaron’s books about writing and publishing books for children.


Other Kidwriting Resources

Children’s book writing and publishing, online and off.