June 1, 2000
June 1, 2000
Its misleading to think of writers as special creatures, word sorcerers who possess some sort of magic knowledge hidden from everyone else. Writers are ordinary people who like to write. They feel the urge to write, and scratch that itch every chance they have. Writers get their ideas down on paper using particular strategies that seem to work for them. These strategies are available to anyone who wants to be a writer
There is no secret. But there is a process. If you like to write, there are definite steps you can take to help you reach your goals. Good writing isn't forged by magic or hatched out of thin air. Good writing happens when human beings follow particular steps to take control o their sentences-to make their words do what they want them to do.
This book will show you how writers work, how you can become a writer, and how you can find a process that works for you
Focuses on the skills and techniques necessary for good writing, with excerpts from established writers and samples of young people's work as examples.
- Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines, Juvenile Nonfiction, Literary Criticism
- Subgenre: Books + Reading, Language Arts / Composition + Creative Writing, Composition + Creative Writing, Authorship
- Age: 9-12 years
- Language: English
- Author: Ralph Fletcher
- Online Item #: 11829539
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-7944
- ISBN: 9780380797028
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported