Crystal Bowman is a best-selling, award-winning author of over 100 books for children. She is a former preschool teacher and Bible study leader. Besides writing books for Discovery House, Tyndale, Thomas Nelson, and Zondervan, she writes lyrics for children’s piano music and stories for Clubhouse Jr. magazine. She is the co-author of Our Daily Bread for Kids and M is for Manger. She has written books for many popular series such as Little Blessings, Boz the Bear, and the Berenstain Bears. She teaches workshops at writers’ conferences and enjoys being a MOPS Mentor. Her desire is to teach children that God loves them and cares about them very much. She and her husband have three married children and five grandchildren.
Everything You Need to Know about Writing for Children
Writing for children is fun but it’s also challenging! This continuing class will cover the basics of writing for children as well as dissect the subgenres within the genre of children’s literature. From board books and picture books, to Bible story books and books for beginning readers, writers need to know the specifics of each subgenre in order to catch the attention of an editor or publisher. Vocabulary levels, word play, characters, plot, themes, and much more will be addressed. If you are interested in writing for children, come to learn and be prepared to have some fun along the way.