Second Edition

By Kathleen C. Phillips

with Sean McCollum


Published by Kathleen C. Phillips at Smashwords

How to Write a Story

Copyright © 2012 by Kathleen C. Phillips

Excerpts from Hailstones and Halibut Bones, by Mary O'Neill and Leonard Weisgard III. Copyright © 1961 by Mary LeDuc O'Neill. Used by permission of Doubleday, a division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc. Excerpts from "Zero Weather," Runny Days, Sunny Days, by Aileen Fisher. Copyright © 1958 by Aileen Fisher. Used by permission of the author.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Phillips, Kathleen C. How to write a story / Kathleen C. Phillips, p. cm.— Includes bibliographical references. Summary: Examines the basics of writing a story, from finding a title and beginning the work to completing and revising it.

ISBN 978-1-47-607658-4

1. Authorship—Juvenile literature.

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