Five questions: that’s all it takes to figure out if you’re cut out for writing kids’ books. Yes? No? Maybe so?
Let’s get started!
1. Do you have a billion brilliant story ideas and can’t wait to find a ghostwriter so you can hand them over (upon receipt of a signed non-disclosure and a promise of a share of the royalties) and get them back as fully-conceived stories ready to publish?
2. Did you love a book you read as a kid so much that you want to write the exact same story, only way better than the original author ever could? Except updated, with computers? Or robots? In set in the future, in outer space? “It’ll be Little House on the Prairie – on Mars, with a robot butler, and hoverboards, like The Jetsons!”
3. Does your kid love to draw so much