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S is for story: a writer's alphabet

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Publisher:
Sleeping Bear Press,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.8 - AR Pts: 1
Description
What is a first draft? What is a narrative? In S is for Story:A Writer's Alphabet, author and writing coach EstherHershenhorn uses the alphabet to help explain, explore,and examine the tools, techniques, and strategies forthose hoping to live the literary life.Writing terms and topics are explained using a two-tierformat.C is for the Character,every story's star,the one for whomwe cheer, we care,with whom we travel far.Specific genres, story elements (setting and plot), andthe mechanics of how to write (including editing andrevision) are covered, while quotes from famous authorsprovide examples of the writer's thought process. Buddingwriters of all ages will be inspired to put pen to paper(or fingers on keyboards)!Author, and writing coach, Esther Hershenhorn admits S is for Storyis the book she wishes she'd owned as a little girl, dreaming of a writingcareer. She lives in Chicago, where she teaches Writing for Children at theUniversity of Chicago's Writer's Studio and the Newberry Library.Zachary Pullen's character-oriented picture book illustrations have wonawards and garnered starred reviews. He has been honored several timeswith acceptance into the prestigious Society of Illustrators' juried showsand Communication Arts Illustration Annual of the best in currentillustration. Zak lives in Wyoming.
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ISBN:
9781585364398
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.8, 1 Points
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