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You can write awesome stories

Written by Joanne Owen

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Write yourself an adventure with this excellent guide

July 2020 Book of the Month

There’s never been a better time to encourage children to dream up adventures and then turn them into written stories. This lively how-to book will certainly inspire them and is packed with story-writing ideas to get them started, and a wealth of really good writing advice (whatever your age). Its author Joanne Owen is herself a successful writer for children and it shows.  She shares real tips of the trade, from ways to spark ideas to techniques that will make your writing really effective. There are lots of practical exercises, all of them fun and stimulating. With space to write your stories down, young writers can get going straightaway and the lessons they learn will be useful throughout their lives.

Get a copy in time for National Writing Day on 24th June, a chance for everyone to enjoy some creative writing.

**** Read a Q&A with the author, Joanne Owen with tips for writing and recommendations for Summer Reading

Andrea Reece

Other Info

You Can Write Awesome Stories is part of the You Can series, the perfect how-to series for curious kids.

Kids can try lots of brilliant stuff with the fun You Can series from Collins - write awesome stories, draw brilliant pictures, grow your own food, take amazing photos, have an outdoor adventure, save the planet - there's something for everyone!

YOU CAN take Amazing Photos

YOU CAN Grow Your Own Food

YOU CAN Draw Brilliant Pictures

YOU CAN Have an Outdoor Adventure

YOU CAN Save the Planet

YOU CAN Write Awesome Stories

YOU CAN Upcycle and Craft

YOU CAN Cook Tasty Food

YOU CAN Explore the Universe

YOU CAN Get Active

You can write awesome stories Synopsis

Get thinking, get scribbling and get inspired! Always wondered if you could be the next best-selling author? This book is what you need to get great at writing in no time at all. It's easy to understand and tells you exactly what you need to know step-by-step.

* Easy-peasy tips on how to create characters, set the scene, and design the perfect ending

* Space to write - make notes, keep track of what you have written and make the book your own

* Packed with fun writing projects guaranteed to spark your imagination! 

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ISBN: 9780008372651
Publication date: 11/06/2020
Publisher: Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008372651
Publication date: 11th June 2020
Author: Joanne Owen
Publisher: Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Reference Books
Recommendations: Books of the Month
Collections: 85 Great Non-Fiction Books, Home Schooling - Useful Links, Resources & Books,

About Joanne Owen

Joanne Owen’s lifelong love of reading and writing began when she was growing up in Pembrokeshire, and very much wished that witches (and Mrs Pepperpot) were real. An early passion for culture, story and folklore led Joanne to read archeology and anthropology at St John’s, Cambridge, after which she worked as a bookseller, and led the UK children’s book buying team for a major international retailer.  Joanne has written several books for children/young adults. She’s now a fulltime reviewer, workshop presenter and writer, working on YA novels with a strong ...

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