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Spilling ink a young writer's handbook

by Mazer, Anne,

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Summary
After receiving letters from fans asking for writing advice,accomplished authors Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter joined together to create this guidebook for young writers. The authors mix inspirational anecdotes with practical guidance on how to find a voice, develop characters and plot, make revisions, and overcome writer's block. Fun writing prompts will help young writers jump-start their own projects, and encouragement throughout will keep them at work.
Contents
Ready, set, go!: Is it really this simple?
Ugly first drafts
Inspiration
Crafting your story: Convincing your characters that they are alive
Naming your characters
Blackberries, raspberries, and story ideas
Now we get to the weird stuff, plot
Who is telling your story, the narrative voice
Starting points
How to create a great story setting
Suspense
Title tattle
How to write dialogue
Description
More crawling lizards, please, talking about illustrations
Shape shifters
Ta-da!
Revision
Journaling
Two heads are better than one
Writer's brain: Writing process
Hellooooo, anybody out there?
Keeping your readers awake
Writers are strange creatures. Thank heavens!
Writer's block 9-1-1
Your writer's identity
Begging, borrowing, and stealing
Writing habit
Belly buttons
Criticism
Writer's life
Spilling secrets.

Additional Information
Subjects Fiction Authorship Juvenile literature
Authorship Juvenile literature
Fiction Authorship
Authorship
Language Arts
Young Adult Nonfiction
Electronic books.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :Roaring Brook Press2010
2010
Contributors Potter, Ellen, 1963- author.
Phelan, Matt, illustrator.
OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
Format: Kindle Book
Format: OverDrive Read
Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle
Description 1 online resource
ISBN 9781429933216
9781429933216
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