How to Write Your Best Story Ever! by Christopher Edge
  

How to Write Your Best Story Ever!

Written by Christopher Edge
Illustrated by Nathan Reed

Synopsis

How to Write Your Best Story Ever! by Christopher Edge

Ideal for children wanting to enter story writing competitions! This is a humorous and authoritative book that will awaken the author in every child, unlocking their story ideas and giving them hints and tips to create their own stories. For children aged 13 and under, this book is written in a fun, engaging, and inspirational style that will help all readers to see themselves as writers and help them to achieve their creative writing goals. It is ideal for home and schools, primary and lower secondary. The book is authoritative, linked to curriculum requirements, but not intimidating. From how to write for your audience or for a specific purpose, how to overcome writer's block and how to write in different genres, to what words to use to best effect, this book gives children the tools they need to make writing an enjoyable experience. It is filled with tips on how to use wonderful and weird words, invent new words, and write powerful sentences using metaphors, similes, and idioms. Children will soon be creating stories that will stay with their writers and readers forever.

Reviews

'written in an engaging, fun style' * Bev Humphrey, School Library Association * 'a fabulous and inspirational guide to fiction and narrative' * The BookBag * 'there could be no better guide to helping young imaginations take flight' * Lancashire Evening Post * 'This new book is just the ticket for all budding young writers' * Dad Info Blog *'

About the Author

Christopher Edge

Christopher Edge is an writer, freelance publisher and education consultant as well as an accomplished author of children's books.

Christopher grew up in Manchester where he spent most of his childhood in the local library dreaming up stories, but now lives in Gloucestershire where he spends most of his time in the local library dreaming up stories. Before becoming a writer, he worked as an English teacher, editor and publisher – any job that let him keep a book close to hand. When not writing, he also works as a freelance publisher and education consultant and has written publications about encouraging children to read.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Christopher Edge
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Author's Website

www.christopheredge.co.uk/

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

1st December 2015

ISBN

9780192743527


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