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A podcast for children's writers! Join Laurie and her guests who have gone from thinking about writing books, to successfully self-publishing their books, in a lot less time than you'd think. These are the stories of writers JUST LIKE YOU who've been where you are and felt what you feel. Be empowered by the informational episodes that Laurie shares about how to write, edit, publish, and SELL your picture book!

The Writer's Way | Publishing Picture Books Laurie Wright: Children's Author & Publisher

    • How To
    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

A podcast for children's writers! Join Laurie and her guests who have gone from thinking about writing books, to successfully self-publishing their books, in a lot less time than you'd think. These are the stories of writers JUST LIKE YOU who've been where you are and felt what you feel. Be empowered by the informational episodes that Laurie shares about how to write, edit, publish, and SELL your picture book!

    Quick & Easy Social Media 'To Do' List

    Quick & Easy Social Media 'To Do' List

    Be strategic during your social media time! Four tasks for children's authors to do daily to curate your feed, build and improve relationships, and grow a reader community. This is a repeat of last week's activities because you don't need anything new...

    • 9 min
    Representation in Kidlit with Naibe Reynoso

    Representation in Kidlit with Naibe Reynoso

    Naibe is Mexican-American Multi-Emmy award-winning journalist based in Los Angeles California, a speaker, and an author. She and Laurie talk books, the need for representation in children's books, and of course, the coronavirus and how it's impacting...

    • 27 min
    How to make posts that will improve your engagement

    How to make posts that will improve your engagement

    Here is ONE thing that you can do differently on your social media posts that will improve your audience engagement. Not to mention, you've spent this week paying it forward to others which in the end helps you out too! Doesn't it feel great to help?...

    • 5 min
    How to fix your feed so you'll actually want to hang out there!

    How to fix your feed so you'll actually want to hang out there!

    You just want to focus on writing books for kids, but you know you need to market them too. 🤷Facebook is powerful because it's where everyone is! But it can quickly get to feel heavy in there. We often end up avoiding it because the negativity is TOO...

    • 8 min
    Do you think you can feel better by being helpful to others?

    Do you think you can feel better by being helpful to others?

    Focusing on helping others, even a simple message, helps US too. 😊 We feel more grounded, and begin to focus on the things we can do, rather than the things we can't. Today is the second day in the activity ladder, and you have two types of people to...

    • 10 min
    A key to connecting that you may be missing!

    A key to connecting that you may be missing!

    While typical 'buy my book' marketing feels out of touch during a pandemic, it's actually not a great strategy at ANY time, crisis or not. Strengthening relationships & growing connections are ALWAYS a great way to market your books, but especially...

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

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McCollonough ,

Wonderful Show

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So good!

Don’t skip this show. Take the time to check it out and thank me later! You’ll be leaving a review like this in no time 🙌🏼

leat regwan ,

This is a must for authors!!

As the founder of MagicBeans Bookstore I constantly get asked questions of who, what where, when to start publishing and what steps are mandatory. Laurie is so Kind to share her knowledge and expertise in this space and pay it forward. I recommend this podcast to all writers who are starting out!!

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