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Suzy Jenvey

now set up her own literary agency specialising in children's books - Suzy Jenvey Associates; started working in publishing 1986 at Jonathan Cape/Bodley Head as Publicity Manager; after roles as Marketing and Publicity Director for Chatto and Simon and Schuster, spent 15 years at Faber and Faber as Children's Editorial Director;

The Essential Guide to Writing for Children 4

Submitting Your Work to Agents and Editors

Suzy JenveyIn my 26 years in publishing, I have read thousands of manuscript submissions. The way they were presented varied enormously.  Read more

The Essential Guide to Writing for Children 3

Starting to write

Suzy JenveyOnce you have started writing, never lose sight of that fact that your readers are children; your narrative and description should be different in certain aspects from adult writing.

Here are some rules:  Read more

The Essential Guide to Writing for Children series

A new series by a hugely experienced children's editorial director which helps you get started on your own story

Suzy Jenvey

Suzy' Jenvey's new series is intended to help those getting started with writing for children and those who are already on their way.  Read more

The Essential Guide to Writing for Children 2

Before You Write: What is My Story Going to be?

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The Essential Guide to Writing for Children 1

Which age group should I write for?

Suzy Jenvey

Children's publishers divide their editorial departments according to age group. The editors and designers in each division are expert at the language, content, word length and style for their particular age group.  Read more

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