1 of 9: Writing for Children and Teens: Writing For Multiple Formats by Cynthea Liu

In a series of videos for WriteOnCon, Cynthea Liu begins an 8 part campaign on writing for children and teens. For my first blog post I am going to be discussing how and why you should write in multiple formats.

In the first video of the series, Cynthea Liu introduces herself, and begins to expand on the idea of writing for multiple formats in children and teen publishing.

Cynthea Liu introduces herself and begins to expand on the idea of writing for multiple formats in children and teen book publishing. In a 9-part video series, Cynthea touches on important topics pertaining to writing for children and teens and its various formats (board books, picture books, chapter books, middle grade, young adult).

The Table of Contents for the video series:

1. Writing for Multiple Formats: Introduction
2. What You Should Remember When Hearing Advice about this Topic: Disclaimers
3. Writing for Multiple Formats: The Benefits
4. How to Write for Multiple Formats: The Factors (What to Study)
5. The Factors: Age of Main Character
6. The Factors: Complexity: (Word Count, Plotting, etc.)
7. The Factors: Structure (Differences among the formats)
8. The Factors: Style
9. The Factors: Theme and Content
Please note:
I did not mean to say “genre” when I meant format about what books I write, though yes, I do write for more than one genre too – e.g. mystery, straight-up humor, contemporary realistic, teen romance etc.

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