Think infantile-like. Think innocence. Imagine what your mind was like when you we're a kid. Imagine that fantasical magical world of purity and possibility that you once lived in, then put them into words. Articulate them as much as you can in a sincere manner, bereft of phoniness. For me, that's the first step. Capture the heart of a child.
If you are having trouble getting started don't fret. There are times when I'm overcome with ideas and the sentences flow from me like water. Other times, writing can be as difficult as golf. During the difficult times I force myself to write a sentence -- a sentence about anything.
"Bobby was a boy who liked polka dots. Red, green or blue -- polka dots were his peculiar passion."
Once I have a sentence down, I can begin to see the many avenues which I can take.
by R Mabry 5 years ago
When picking out a children's story to read, what catches your attention the most?For some, the artwork of a book has a lot to do with their choice, others the title. Regardless of what it is, what draws you first to pick up a children's book to read for story time or bed time?
by Joyce Haragsim 8 years ago
Would you mind if I put Mr. Frog into a children's story I'll be writingrequest
by Mohan Kumar 6 years ago
When was the first time you started writing and what piece of work did you create?I remember writing a story about a time traveller as a schoolkid in the backpages of a notebook and the buzz it gave when my classmates read it... I also wrote a short poem about a piece of chalk being a martyr as it...
by Anna Haven 6 years ago
What age were you when you first started writing?Did you start to write storys and prose down as a child or was it as an adult you found your love of writing?
by daydreamer13 7 years ago
Where you ever inspired by a children's story?
by Cynthia 6 years ago
How do you publish a children's story?I have lots of ideas in mind for children's stories, but never knew how to publish them. Do you have to have it bound and illustrated first? Need help!
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