Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly
In Writing Magic, Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine shares her secrets of great writing. She shows how you, too, can get terrific ideas for stories, invent great beginnings and endings, write sparkling dialogue, develop memorable characters—and much, much more. She advises you about what to do when you feel stuck—and how to use helpful criticism. Best of all, she offers writing exercises that will set your imagination on fire.
With humor, honesty, and wisdom, Gail Carson Levine shows you that you, too, can make magic with your writing.
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I purchased this for my son (10) to use in our homeschool curriculum this year. As a writer, I understand the need to build the foundations early, and this guide offers that in a fun, witty, yet easy ... Read full review
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Each chapter of Levin's book either takes aim at many frustrations that stall the writing process or suggests new ways to transfer our feeling to paper and ultimately to our audience. Throughout the ... Read full review
The Operating Room
Writers Groups and Other Helpers
Show and Tell
Id Recognize Her with My Eyes Closed
Speaking Body Language
The Kiss of Life
Back to Beginnings
Where Am I?
Who Am I?
Happily Ever Afteror
Writing Funny Writing Punny
The Right Moniker
Fiddling with Fairy Tales
Writing for Your Spirit
Putting Your Words Out There
About the Author