Episode 27: Writing Craft Book Roundup

In this episode of Coaching KidLit, Christy and Sharon dig into eleven great Writing Craft Books, why they like them, how they use them, and why you might want to check them out.

The discussions centers ways to use of craft writing books and materials when writing KidLit, including tools and approaches for character development, story structure, and effective editing.

Topics covered include:

  • Editing with a plan
  • Character development
  • Emotional storytelling
  • Respectful diverse representation
  • Practical writing application
  • Continuous learning and improvement
  • Craft books selection and use

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