Writing Magic Creating Stories that Fly by Gail Carson Levine
  

Writing Magic Creating Stories that Fly

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Writing Magic Creating Stories that Fly by Gail Carson Levine

Bestselling author of Ella Enchanted and fairy-tale master Gail Carson Levine helps you make magic with your writing!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.

Reviews

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. -- Harold Underdown A veritable treasure trove of advice and guidance for writers across a range of ages. -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books What comes through on every page is Levine's passion for craft. Aspiring writers of all ages can dip in and out of this book, which has the clarity and sparseness of Anne Lamott's Bird by Bird. -- Publishers Weekly Levine is a friendly mentor in these pages. -- Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

About the Author

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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Paperback
176 pages

Author

Gail Carson Levine
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Publisher

HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc

Publication date

23rd December 2014

ISBN

9780062367174


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