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How to be a young #writer / Christopher Edge ; illustrated by Padhraic Mulholland.

By: Edge, Christopher.
Contributor(s): Mulholland, Padhraic [illustrator.].
[Oxford], UK : Oxford University Press, ©2017Description: 160 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm.Content type: text. ISBN: 9780198376484 (pbk).Subject(s): Authorship -- Juvenile literature | AuthorshipDDC classification: 808.02 Ed35 2017 Summary: This is an authoritative book from the word experts at Oxford to get budding writers crafting brilliant stories. It will help you think about how to develop an idea into a gripping and powerful story, with examples and tips from the best known authors to show you how it's done. For children aged 11 and over, it covers all the key elements of plot, characterization, building a believable world, thinking about tone and style, weaving description into stories, through to endings and editing your work. Practical tips will get any struggling writer to beat the fear of the blank page and inspirational advice will help young authors to achieve their creative writing goals. It includes information on sharing stories and how to get people reading your work. This book will get you started on your writing journey. It gives practical advice on beating the fear of the blank page, plot structuring, choosing a viewpoint, creating characters, writing killer openings and perfect endings. It will support you as you start writing and keep you going through to getting people reading your stories.
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Includes index.

This is an authoritative book from the word experts at Oxford to get budding writers crafting brilliant stories. It will help you think about how to develop an idea into a gripping and powerful story, with examples and tips from the best known authors to show you how it's done. For children aged 11 and over, it covers all the key elements of plot, characterization, building a believable world, thinking about tone and style, weaving description into stories, through to endings and editing your work. Practical tips will get any struggling writer to beat the fear of the blank page and inspirational advice will help young authors to achieve their creative writing goals. It includes information on sharing stories and how to get people reading your work. This book will get you started on your writing journey. It gives practical advice on beating the fear of the blank page, plot structuring, choosing a viewpoint, creating characters, writing killer openings and perfect endings. It will support you as you start writing and keep you going through to getting people reading your stories.

Junior High School

Text in English.

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