Children are the most curious being on the planet. Their anticipating minds are always ripe for anything new and existing. They are always ready to learn new stuff. As an author of children content, the only way to captive a child mind is to be a child yourself.
Nothing is silly to a child as longer as it is new, they’ll be excited about it. That is why fairy tales are always the number one choice to any child. An adult mind finds everything in a fairy tale silly. The mind of an adult can think critically and question ideas and that is why fairy tales are never the best selling among adults -talking fairy tales here no offense to fantasy or science fiction readers and writers. Children are the total opposite of adult. Their mind is not that much exposed to be able to think critically and question stuff. Anything goes for them as longer it’s new and exciting but also be aware there are a few guidelines about what to not do – have a look at this article.
That is why as a writer of children content, you need to let your mind venture into the world of impossibility and then narrate your imagination in simple words that is understandable to children. Impossibility is your greatest tool. Everything in a fairytale is impossible in any scientific reasoning, hence, when writing for children forget the norm and facts. Go against the proven facts.
If you have saved money or maybe taken a loan to publish a children’s book and you want to make real money, do your research before you write, it is well worth the time and effort. Any tips out there from authors already writing children’s books?