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How to Write for Children

By ACS Bookshop UK on March 16, 2015 in Writing and Publishing | comments

 

Writers have to consider what children, or more usually their parents, will buy. Purchase preferences will depend to a large degree on a child’s age. Even one year can make a big difference with very young children. For example, 4-5 year olds would not ordinarily read books aimed at 6-7 year olds. Any writer of children's books is better to aim your writing at a particular age group rather than to try and please all age groups.

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Editing Illustrations

By ACS Bookshop UK on March 16, 2015 in Writing and Publishing | comments

Editing illustrations for a book or article may involve cropping parts of the image, removing some parts, blurring parts to be hidden, balancing the colour, sharpening the image, and so on. As an editor, you may not be involved in this, but you may need to ensure that all illustrations are where they should be, that they fit in with the text, that they look right, and so on.

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Effective writers need to be good time managers, click and read how.

 

Talking Frogs

By ACS Bookshop UK on March 16, 2015 in Wildlife | comments

 

Frogs and toads have wide range of vocalizations that can be divided into the following categories:

  • Advertisement calls
  • Territorial calls
  • Release calls
  • Distress calls
 

Working with Animals

By ACS Bookshop UK on March 16, 2015 in Careers and Jobs & Wildlife | comments

Working with animals is the "dream job" for many people. For some this means a race track or farm; while others are attracted to work with pets or wildlife. Read on.

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