How to Earn Money as a Children's Writer
10 Powerful, Easy Steps To Go From Hobbyist to Profitable Professional
"Lionel - you have provided a cornucopia of valuable tips and information, and recharged my writing batteries! Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge."
- Molly E.
"Exceptionally helpful information. Inspiring to keep going with my passion with hope!"
- Kate R.
"Wow, this has been awesome! I will be watching this webinar A LOT!"
- Evelyn W.
Just because you don't write "for the money"
doesn't mean you don't deserve to get paid.
You Can - and Should - Earn a Solid Income From Your Writing.
Here's How - in 10 Easy Steps:
The average working writer earns less than $10,000 a year.
They should be doing better than that. Much better. If they knew Lionel Bender, they most certainly would.
Join Lionel for How to Earn Money as a Children's Writer, and find out how to build a profitable career using his 10-step system.
It's not about "selling out" or making drastic changes to your lifestyle or writing interests.
It is about working smarter, finding hidden opportunities, learning some new skills and knowing the right way to stand up for yourself and declare "I deserve to be paid!".
In How to Earn Money as a Children's Writer, you'll learn those things — and a whole lot more.
Here's Lionel's path to financial success for children's writers, distilled from more than 40 years of experience into 10 simple steps :
During this 90+ minute workshop, Lionel will guide you through each step, giving practical, hands-on guidance and plenty of real-world examples.
You'll be amazed at how much money you've left on the table — and very excited about your earning potential moving forward.
"Thank you Lionel! Unbelievable amount of information. So appreciated!"
- Maureen C.
"Thank you for your knowledge, transparency, and honesty. Just hearing these tips and golden nuggets I feel miles smarter than I did when I got here."
- Donna O.
Whether your goal is quitting your current job and writing fulltime, or just earning enough to help with your household expenses, Lionel will give you the tools and knowledge you need to make your writing time profitable and rewarding.
During his 40+ year career, Lionel Bender has authored more than 70 kidlit books , and has been responsible for over 1,400 other children’s works as writer, editor and book packager.
No one knows more about the business side of publishing. And, as those of you who've attended his other Writing Blueprints webinars know, he's a brilliant teacher.
Now, he's ready to change your writing life — and your bank account — forever.
"Thank you Lionel for a great session. I will be watching this many times - so much information! My mind has expanded with ideas for new opportunities and niches. Thank you again."
- Judy C.
In this 90 minute+ workshop, Lionel will guide you through his 10 step system to becoming a profitable children's writer or illustrator.
In this comprehensive class you'll learn:
- How to begin earning money right now, regardless of your level of experience.
- The many "hidden markets" of kidlit that offer steady paid work for writers like you.
- How to create a daily routine that eliminates wasted effort and focuses on success.
- Why diversifying your writing scope is essential to earning.
When to say "yes" to new opportunities, and when — and why — to say "no".
- How to reuse and recycle your work for maximum benefit.
- How to identify the business niches of children's publishing, and pick the ones that are best suited for your success.
- The niches that can generate income the quickest, and the niches that pay the most.
- How to maximize your writing schedule to focus on profitable work, while maintaining time for your passion projects.
- Whether to go with an agent or take care of business on your own.
- How to negotiate with publishers to get paid what you deserve.
- How to understand the basics of business — contracts, expenses, income targets and more.
- Where to find new publishing opportunities that others are missing.
That's a lot of powerful information in one workshop, and you can count on Lionel to make it all easy to follow and easy to put directly into action.
You'll also get a detailed, comprehensive PDF handout to accompany the session that you can refer to while on your journey. It includes a reading list, links to dozens of hand-picked online resources, key contract clauses to know and lots more.
"AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME ! Thanks for making this possible!"
- Terry D.
Lionel Bender's career as successful writer, editor, book packager, and commentator on children’s book publishing spans more more than 40 years.
He's the author of more than 70 books for children, and spent 31 years as editorial partner of Bender Richardson White, an editorial, design, and production book packager serving major book and magazine publishers in North America and Europe.
"Thank you so much for such an awesome and helpful webinar."
- Rita U.