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Many children's authors have tried work for hire. It's a great way to get started as a children's writer or to fill in income gaps between personal projects. I hope these links help you on your journey.Please note that these links are provided for informational purposes ONLY.
For submissions, do yourself a favor and research throughly.
producers, also called packagers, in the United States and Canada.
The Association of Educational Publishers -- the national, nonprofit professional
organization for educational publishers and content developers.
Children's Book Insider -- offers occasional articles about the work for hire business
and calls for work-for-hire talent.
Children's Writer Magazine -- offers occasional articles about the work for hire
business and calls for work-for-hire talent.
Kid Magazine Writers-- a comprehensive website covering all aspects of the children's magazine market.
Laura Purdie Salas -- Laura has tips for people breaking into WFH and teaches an
online class specifically aimed at helping writers break into this kind of work. Her
emphasis is on the educational market.
SCBWI -- Offers a publication that lists educational publishers.
VonnaCarter.com -- Want to know who in children's publishing will be where? This is the site.
Washington State Small Business Guide -- an infomative guide to help you create a
sound business plan.