When people find out I write, I often hear: “I’ve always wanted to write a book. What do I do?”
My suggestion: Write Your Story.
There are tons of resources online after you finish writing. Websites and blogs abound — from writers, agents, and a variety of experts on writing, editing, and self-publishing. Here’s a list of free resources to check out:
Many businesses cater to a writer’s desire to be published. While many are reputable and valid services-for-hire, please be careful when someone asks for money. Ask friends and other writers for advice. When in doubt, check Preditors & Editors and Writer Beware ® Blogs!
Kid Lit 411 shares MANY kid literature resources in one place. You could spend days at this site following all the links. It’s a workshop/conference for writers and you can check it out in your pajamas or when you need inspiration.