Many of the authors I know have always dreamed of writing a book. Some have always envisioned writing an attention-capturing novel. Others want to write a bestselling memoir. Many others dream about writing a children’s book. If you fall into the latter category, you’re going to get a lot out of this episode. (If you don’t, you’ll still learn a lot about book writing and self publishing!)
In this episode, I’m excited to be interviewing Angela Ferrari, a self-published children’s book author. We talk about how to start writing a book, why Angela chose to self publish her books, how she gets the ideas for her books, what it’s like to work with her as an illustrator, and much more. I think you’re going to learn a lot from her insight.
Angela Ferrari is a painter, children’s book author/illustrator and podcaster based in Portland Maine. Her picture book titles include: “Digger’s Daily Routine,” “An Extraordinary Book” and “What Do You See?”. Most recently Angela has launched “Story Spectacular,” a children’s story podcast. The show features original stories and classic retellings.
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Where you can find Angela:
Story Spectacular Podcast
FREE CHILDREN’S BOOK WRITERS’ GUIDE
Get Angela’s free Children’s Book Writers’ Guide! She’ll help you through the process of creating (including writing and illustration!) and self publishing your children’s book.
Here are some of the other resources we discussed in our interview:
Copy editing with Wordy
Photoshop Elements – the software Angela uses for her Illustrations
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