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Paying Children’s Markets for Writers By Susan Sundwall

Paying Children’s Markets for Writers By Susan Sundwall

I began my writing career over ten years ago by writing for children. I started out that way because - I confess - I thought it would be "easy". Okay, I really dislike rude awakenings, but I was soon disabused of that notion and realized, like many things, it's not so easy. But after making some classic beginner's mistakes, I discovered it's not that hard, either. In subsequent years I've had many many sales to children's magazines, play publishers, e-zines and other kid driven publications. I've learned much. The scope of what you can write for children is vast, too. If you like to write for children, broaden your horizons and you'll be pleasantly surprised to find what's out there. Here are five niches; maybe one of them is just right for you. …