#ProperBook: So You Want to be a Children's Writer? Chair Patricia Forde with Rob Grant, Shane Hegarty and Clare Wallace

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Come with questions and leave with answers!

Have you ever thought about writing a children's book but don’t know where to start? This webinar is for you – it's part of the Children's Books Ireland #ProperBook series of practical events and workshops for new and emerging children's writers and illustrators and presented in association with Dublin Book Festival, who are great supporters of Irish children's books and children’s publishing. 

Discover the recommended word count for your children’s book, how to write interesting characters and fantastic new worlds, and what agents and publishers are looking for at the moment. This back-to-basics event will provide the no-nonsense information you need to get your children's book idea off the ground.

Listen to authors Shane Hegarty and Rob Grant speak about their journeys as writers, and hear book trade and publishing insights from literary agent Clare Wallace. This event is chaired by Patricia Forde, author of The Wordsmith, Imagine, and more.

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