Writing Fiction: a Hands-On Guide for Teens: Canadian Edition

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iUniverse, Jun 2, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 72 pages
How do I begin my novel? How do I write convincing dialogue? Where can I get an idea for a story? How do I keep motivated?

If youre a young writer, answers to these questions and more can be found in Writing Fiction: A Hands-On Guide for Teens. Written by a writer for writers, this book was created just for you by someone who believes in young writers and who also likes to have some fun along the way. Heres a sample of what youll find inside.

Stuck for a Story Idea?
Who, What, Where, When
Who: Your Characters
What: Your Plot
Where and When: Your Setting
Ways to Start a Story with Character, Action or Setting
Writing Description That Even You Will Want to Read
Connecting With Other Writers

And much more

This book is a helpful and practical resource when youre stuck on an aspect of writing or when you want to start a new project. Read a 4-star review of the book at Canadian Materials, Manitoba Library Association http://umanitoba.ca/outreach/cm/vol17/no5/writingfiction.html


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About the author (2010)

Heather Wright is a teacher and writer living in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Her work can be found in local and national publications and on the Web. She is a member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada, CANSCAIP and SCBWI. Heather received a Writers’ Reserve grant from the Ontario Arts Council in 2010 for her Young Adult novel-in-progress.

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