Everything I Know About Writing

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Pan Australia, Apr 1, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 208 pages
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John Marsden is not just one of Australia's most successful writers of all time; he's also one of our best teachers of writing.

"Highly recommended" Sun Herald

"The most exciting, interesting and useful book on the teaching of writing" Australian English Teacher

The ultimate "get off your bum and do it" book, Everything I Know About Writing will motivate anyone to write. It's a lively, funny guide to writing, as readable as a novel, but packed front to back with ideas and insights.

This new edition has one other great feature: 600 extraordinary topics, guaranteed to have you or your students writing before you know it.

Everything I Know About Writing is the most painless way into writing - ever.

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
GOOD ENGLISH AND LITTLE KIDS
GOOD ENGLISH IN ALL KINDS OF PLAI
GOING IN CIRCLES
GOOD FOR A LAUGH
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

John Marsden is Australia's bestselling author for teenagers and a highly acclaimed picture book writer. His previous titles include Winter, The Head Book, The Boy You Brought Home and Millie.

John Marsden lives at the Tye Estate, just outside of Melbourne, where he opened a school called Candlebark in January 2006. The school currently has 52 students, ranging from Prep to Year 7.

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