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How to Teach a Problem-Solving Letter Composition Project in 6 Classes
Price: Free! Words: 43,910. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This document describes a composition project that I have successfully used during my years of teaching at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The composition project is to write a Problem-Solving Letter that gives the reader information that the reader can use. This is practical writing, as opposed to academic research papers that teachers grade and return to their students.
Roads to Writing 1. Making Your Characters Speak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: Australian English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Roads To Writing is the first book in a proposed series on creative writing. This one deals with handling dialogue, which for some is a tricky business. But it needn’t be. The rules are quite simple and with these wise words and examples to guide your fingers, you’ll soon know all about inverted commas, the ‘he said - she said’ bit and how to make better use of dialogue in your writing.
A Writer's Journey: What to Know Before, During, and After Writing a Book
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Essay » Author profile
The author of the ground-breaking Married Women Who Love Women was first told she wasn't a writer by a college professor. She didn't realize she might be until Robert Redford came to town. In this book, she tells other writers what to know before, during, and after writing a book. This is the book she wishes she had when she started writing.
Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block
Price: Free! Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Writing prompts are questions and hypothetical situations that are able to cure writer's block instantly. This book gives you exactly one thousand idea-generating prompts that focus on the coldest, warmest, toughest and funniest days of the four seasons.
Mighty Magnificent Book of Prompts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Get your creativity in gear with Mighty Magnificent Book of Prompts. You’ll find prompts, story starters, and first lines to get your creativity flowing. But beware you never know where a prompt may take you. So let loose and have fun. I’m sure you’ll come up with a Mighty Magnificent story.
Totally Random and Awesome Writing Exercises
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Not only will you find over forty totally random and awesome writing exercises to invigorate your mind and writing. You’ll discover forty-four random first lines, scenarios and dialog prompts to help get your writing going. You’ll also find The Five Minute Writer section will help you discover time to write and create productivity in small amounts of time.
Change Writer's Block to Writer's Stock You Can Take to the Bank: 10 Steps to Curing Writer’s Block Forever
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
You have a story to tell, a poem or memoir or essay to write, but you just can't get started. Every writer and would-be writer knows this scenario only too well. But poet Robert McDowell rides to the rescue with this readable and enjoyable Guide to banishing writer's block forever.
Sonnets: How To Write Them in Minutes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The favored poetry form of Shakespeare comes to modern life for all writers in this splendid Guide. McDowell's examples and exercises effortlessly lead the reader/writer into the intricacies of the English, Italian and Spenserian sonnets to original compositions. This book is informative and fun.
Step By Step Stories - A New Approach to Writing
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
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A totally new way to Teach & Learn story craft & creative writing. Exercises honed in the classroom by a well-published, professional author. For Teachers - Home Schoolers - Young Solo Writers. No pre-class prep. Open the book & read. Sample download will give you the intro, plus Exercise 1 to trial. Students love this approach. It makes them feel like real writers.
Writing Enrichment - The Basics of Good Creative Writing
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: Australian English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
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NOT another book about coming up with ideas for stories, but how to actually WRITE them! These exercises are crafted around the specific process whereby students learn to write. (See introduction.) Low stress for teachers & students alike. No pre-class prep. Open the booklet & read. Also suit homeschoolers. A radically new approach, originally developed for students with learning difficulties.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
The Independent Author's Handbook - Second Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,450. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This handbook will provide a focused and efficient path to quickly publish and market your work as an e-book, paperback and audiobook. You'll get: numerous tips, examples and ideas; all free or nearly so; backed up by statistics providing you a guide to what ideas work better than others; and the order to do them in so you don't have to lose time backtracking.
Teen Writing Groups: Twenty Prompts To Get You Started
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This collection of writing prompts includes a variety of ways to get teens' creative juices flowing. It's a great resource for librarians and teachers!
The Memory List Question Book 101
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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The Memory List Question Book 101 is chock full of questions. It includes some of the most useful questions you can ask yourself as you write about your own life or your subject's life. This book will direct you to recover information that will make your lifestories accurate and vivid.
Achieving Effective Style
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
English, like math, is governed by rules that you most likely know, but not consciously. When you consciously understand these rules you will vastly improve your writing. AES will teach you these rules. From this handful of consistent and tidy rules, a multitude of sentence forms emerges. Mastering the logic of English through AES can give you the confidence to embrace these possibilities.
Write Every Day: A Year of Daily Writing Prompts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This collection of 366 writing prompts can be used daily as a starting point to get you writing ... and keep you writing. Each day of the year has its own, unique prompt. This book will kick-start your writing or take you in exciting new directions every day of the year! Great for all genres!
500 5-Minute Writing Excercises
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
There are no rules to use this book. Just relax, commit to an exercise, and set that clock to five minutes. Grammar is not the most important part of an exercise. The point is that you get used to just writing whatever comes to mind and seeing where the story takes you. Do take chances and experiment with exercises, reverse them, manipulate them.
10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
"10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You" provides an easy to follow overview of the elements of a story, and how to explore your inner writer. It provides tips on working out what sort of writer you are, and creating great fictional characters and using them in your story to create action. You'll also learn about incorporating setting in your story, and editing your work.
The Better Writing Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The Better Writing Guide offers myriad tips to improve your writing, and delves deeply into things that will enhance your skills, such as character point of view, tenses and writing style. If you have purchased the EDITORS’ BIBLE, please do not purchase this book.
Editors' Bible
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
A few well-chosen words can fire the imagination and evoke images, but badly written manuscripts will damage your reputation as an author and chase away readers. This book gives authors the tools and knowledge, with ample examples, to write and self-edit effectively, and is a practical guide for professionals to refer to.