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Writing Magic: Creating Stories That Fly

Writing Magic: Creating Stories That Fly
 

Fairy-tale master Gail Carson, the bestselling author of Ella Enchanted, guides writers of all ageson how to develop their craft, with practical advice and heartfelt encouragement. In Writing Magic, Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine shares her tricks of the trade. She shows... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780062253552
Barcode 9780062253552
Published 27 August 2013 by HarperCollins
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Levine, Gail Carson
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ISBN-13 9780062253552
ISBN-10 0062253557
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher HarperCollins
Imprint HarperCollins
Publication Date 27 August 2013
Publication Country United States United States
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Levine, Gail Carson
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Quizzes & Games and Hobbies
Puzzle / Maze Books & Quizzes
Interactive & Novelty Books
Educational & Careers Guidance
Models & Model-Making
Collecting
Indoor Games
Magic Tricks
Parties & Fancy Dress
Clubs & Societies
Toys
Adventure Game-Books / Choose Your Own Adventure
Radio-Controlled Models
Stamp Collecting
Collecting Coins & Banknotes
Card Games
Board Games
Chess
Snooker, Billiards, Pool
Role-Playing & War Games
Spying & Detection Games
Soft Toys, Teddy Bears & Dolls
Educational: English Language & Literacy
English Language: Specific Skills
English Language: Reading Skills
Number of Pages 176
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Novelty & Activity Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 808.3
Catalogue Code 442555

Description of this Electronic Book

Fairy-tale master Gail Carson, the bestselling author of Ella Enchanted, guides writers of all ageson how to develop their craft, with practical advice and heartfelt encouragement. In Writing Magic, Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine shares her tricks of the trade. She shows how you 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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Writing Magic is a great introduction to writing for children. The "voice" is upbeat and not condescending. It is clearly written, and includes examples when they are needed. As far as I know, there is nothing else like this available.

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Author's Bio

Gail Carson Levine's first book for children, Ella Enchanted, was a Newbery Honor Book. Levine's other books include Ever, a New York Times bestseller; Fairest, a Best Book of the Year for Publishers Weekly and School Library Journal, and a New York Times bestseller; Dave at Night, an ALA Notable Book and Best Book for Young Adults; The Wish; The Two Princesses of Bamarre; A Tale of Two Castles; and the six Princess Tales books. She is also the author of the nonfiction books Writing Magic: Creating Stories That Fly and Writer to Writer: From Think to Ink, as well as the picture books Betsy Who Cried Wolf and Betsy Red Hoodie. Gail Carson Levine and her husband, David, live in a two-centuries-old farmhouse in the Hudson Valley of New York State.

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