Category Archives: Publishing

10 Tips for Writing a Solid Children’s Book Proposal

by Meg Bratsch, acquisitions editor at Free Spirit Publishing Greetings, authors and would-be authors! Are you considering submitting a book proposal to us (or to anyone)? If so, as Free Spirit’s acquisitions editor, I’ve put together a few tips to … Continue reading

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“Own Voices” Books: A Librarian’s View

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning As a librarian serving kids and families, there is a kind of magic in connecting a child with the exact right book at the exact right … Continue reading

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Reflection on My Time as a Free Spirit Intern

By Addie E. Free Spirit has an active internship program. We invited our summer sales and marketing intern, Addie E., to write a post reflecting on her experience at Free Spirit. I may soon be a college senior, but the first … Continue reading

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What One Author Considers When Writing for Children

By Bernardo Marçolla, author of All You Can Imagine What to write about for children? It’s a question I often ask myself. To find the answer, I look for clues in the questions I asked when I was a child. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Free Spirit’s First Remote Internship, or the Nicest Exposé You’ve Ever Read

By Natalia N. Free Spirit has an active internship program. We invited our summer publishing intern, Natalia N., to write a post reflecting on her experience at Free Spirit. This year certainly has been . . . something, to say … Continue reading

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