Writing Fiction: A Hands-On Guide for Teens

Canadian Edition

by Heather Wright



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/2/2010

Recognition Programs

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 72
ISBN : 9781450225434
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 72
ISBN : 9781450225427

About the Book

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 you’re 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. Here’s a sample of what you’ll 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 you’re 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

About the Author

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.