Writers by Nikki Gamble, Katie Dicker
  

Synopsis

Writers by Nikki Gamble, Katie Dicker

A series of questions are presented to famous authors, such as Michael Rosen, Ted Hughes and Valerie Bloom, to ask them how they write, where their inspiration comes from, what techniques they use and how they solve common writing problems. The process is explored from original ideas and what tools to write with through to promoting the finished book. It looks at plot, characters, settings, story and poetry types, beginnings and endings as well as what to do when it all goes wrong!

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This book is a treasure store of helpful information about writers and writing. -- School Librarian 20090701

About the Author

Nikki Gamble is a lecturer, writer and directs the Write Away education consultancy. She is an evaluator for the Literature Matters project which aims to promote children's literature in initial teacher training courses.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Nikki Gamble, Katie Dicker
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

27th November 2008

ISBN

9780750253703


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