Spilling ink a young writer's handbook
by Mazer, Anne,
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SummaryAfter 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.
ContentsReady, set, go!: Is it really this simple?
Ugly first drafts
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
How to create a great story setting
How to write dialogue
More crawling lizards, please, talking about illustrations
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
Fiction Authorship Juvenile literature
Authorship Juvenile literature
Young Adult Nonfiction
|Publisher|| [Place of publication not identified] :Roaring Brook Press2010
Phelan, Matt, illustrator.
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