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Kidlit Formatting 101 Mini-Course

Kidlit Formatting 101 Mini-Course

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Learn how to format your children's book story like a pro!

Stuck on what a children's book story looks like as a Word Doc? Learn how to set up your manuscript in this quick mini-course about Kidlit formatting 101.


  1. How to set up a story manuscript that agents, editors, and illustrators want to see
  2. The writing basics all children's book writers must follow in their story manuscripts
  3. Advanced writing techniques to help make your manuscript more engaging for the reader


  1. 3 video lessons about how to set up, format, and write a children's book
  2. Fillable, companion PDF workbook
  3. The Children's Book Formatting Checklist
  4. Customizable sample manuscript as both a Google Doc and Word Doc
  5. Sample story format example for both picture books and chapter books/novels


Who's the course for?

Kidlit Formatting 101 is for any writer who's new to the children's book industry and feeling frazzled or confused about what a story manuscript looks like. (After all, you only ever see the finished product.) This course will help answer any of your questions so you can feel confident when you sit at your computer to write.

How soon after purchasing will you receive the course?

Your "Kidlit Formatting 101" login information will be delivered via the email address you provide at checkout. It should arrive within 5-10 minutes of your purchase. (All our online courses are self-paced and include lifetime access. If you’ve previously purchased a course with us, you can use the same login to access all the information in one place.)

This is an online course. Nothing physical will ship. Your course log in information will be sent to you via email within 5-10 minutes of making your purchase.

Please note: Our digital products are for personal use only. While you can use the fillable fields on your computer or print out the sheets yourself, you cannot share this with anyone else, make a copy, or use this for resale.

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