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Well I have read all the How to raise...books I could get my hands on to try and figure out my kids..they are both red I want to get a book out their to parents on How to Raise a Red head...that is my title so far..I have stared researching the net..honestly there isnt a whole bunch of info out there for parents of red I would like to get something out there for us!!  Nothing fancy..just a lil book that relays to parents "I know how you feel!"

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I am thinking really hard of writing a How to book....I have never writtena  book and do not even know where to begin.  Can you send me in the right direction?
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What kind of book do you want write? Is it fiction or nonfiction? Look for books on that deal with that. You can also type what kind of book you want to write in a search engine. Articles and websites should result. Check out They have lots of free writing articles. Look at books in the genre you want to write in. Study how they're organzied, and who publishes them. Good luck.


I'm not a parent so I don't know many parenting resources. Look for parent writing groups; I know there are some online especially mom groups. Look in to find groups. They might be able to give you tips on how to write that kind of book and what publishers want those books. You might also want  to look at parenting magazines and newsletters especially if they talk about writing. A mom writing group could help you find those resources. Good luck.


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