"Writing for children and teens is far more difficult than writing for adults is. When you write for kids, you have to think about whether every word and idea is age-appropriate and understandable. It's also much more difficult to convey ideas in the short space allowed for children's material." 
 From A Treasure Trove of Opportunity: How To Write and Sell Articles for  Children's Magazines by Melissa Abramovitz

Melissa Abramovitz is an award-winning, versatile author/writer who enjoys writing for all age groups, from preschoolers through adults. While she specializes in writing nonfiction educational books and magazine articles, she also writes fiction (short stories, picture books, and novels) and poetry. 

Check out Melissa's Amazon Author Page at www.amazon.com/author/melissaabramovitz for a listing of books. 

Melissa is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego and the Institute of Children's Literature. She is a member of SCBWI and The Working Writers Club. 

What I Do: 

I write books and magazine articles on assignment

I sometimes write books, articles, short stories, and poems independently to submit to publishers

I do freelance critiquing and editing, mostly for nonfiction

I do school visits 

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