Learn to Write for Educational Book Publishers and Book Packagers

January 9, 2016 by  
Filed under Writing for Children

Writing for educational book publishers and book packagers can be financially lucrative and a great source of ongoing work for freelancers.

These markets are expanding in today’s world of Common Core Standards and the subsequent emphasis on quality supplemental classroom nonfiction materials.

But this type of work is not for everyone, and breaking into educational publishing is somewhat different than publishing trade books.

write for book packagers and educational book publishers

In this workshop/teleclass, children’s author Melissa Abramovitz presents information on what educational book publishers and book packagers are, how to evaluate whether or not this type of publishing is for you, and what is involved in breaking into/writing for these markets.

In this workshop you will learn and discover:

• What educational publishers and book packagers are and how they differ

• How to evaluate whether or not this type of work is right for you

• Trends in educational publishing, with tips and information from educational book publishers and book packaging company insiders

• How to find educational book publishers and book packagers that work with freelancers

• How to put together a pitch/query/resume to use in seeking this type of book assignments

• What the advantages are of working for educational book publishers and packagers

• Answers to your questions about educational book publishing and book packagers

REGISTER HERE NOW to get immediate and unlimited access to the full audio and handouts for this workshop for only $20.00!

About Melissa Abramovitz

Melissa Abramovitz has published hundreds of nonfiction magazine articles, more than 45 educational series books for children and teens, numerous short stories and poems, two picture books, and a book for writers. Melissa graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in psychology and is also a graduate of The Institute of Children’s Literature. She is a member of SCBWI and The Working Writer’s Club. Her goals in 2016 are to find an agent to represent her in marketing several fiction and nonfiction picture books to publishers and to start writing the YA novel that’s been simmering in her brain for ten years. In her spare time, she buys cute clothes for her grandchildren, volunteers at a local animal shelter, and occasionally sleeps. Visit her website at www.melissaabramovitz.com