Darcy Pattison

Biography

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Writing teacher, author and blogger Darcy Pattison teaches a Novel Revison Retreat nationwide and alumni of her class often go on to snag contracts for their first book. (darcypattison.com/speaking). Her Fiction Notes blog (darcypattison.com) has been ready by over a million writers seeking to improve their fiction. Her other books for writers include Start Your Novel, How to Write a Children’s Picture Book, Novel Metamorphosis: Uncommon Ways to Revise, and The Book Trailer Manual. Recent teacher resource books for teaching writing to kids include Common Core ELA Activities: Month by Month Writing, Speaking and Listening Activities Aligned with the Common Core , What is Common Core? , and Writing for the Common Core.

As an author, Pattison has won numerous awards for her children’s books including the Irma and James Black Picture Book Honor award, an Outstanding Science Trade book award, the Writer’s Digest Self Published Award for Picture Books, Indie-Gen award for juvenile nonfiction, and starred reviews in Publisher’s Weekly, Kirkus, and BCCB. She is the 2007 recipient of the Arkansas Governor’s Arts Award for her work in Children’s Literature. For more, see darcypattison.com/about

Other titles by Darcy Pattison

The River Dragon
The Wayfinder
The Journey of Oliver K. Woodman
Searching for Oliver K. Woodman
19 Girls and Me
Prairie Storms
Desert Baths
Scary Slopes
Kentucky Basketball
Saucy and Bubba: A Hansel and Gretel Tale
Vagabonds
The Girl, the Gypsy and the Gargoyle
Wisdom, the Midway Albatross: Surviving the Japanese Tsunami and other Disasters for Over 60 years
Abayomi, the Brazilian Puma: The True Story of an Orphaned Cub
The Aliens Inc. Series:
Kell, the Alien
Kell and the Horse Apple Parade
Kell and the Giants

Forthcoming, Spring 2015
Aliens, Inc. Series, Book 4: Kell and the Detectives
I Want a Dog: My Persuasive Essay
I Want a Cat: My Persuasive Essay
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Books

30 Days to a Stronger novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: American English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In 30 short days, author and writing teacher Darcy Pattison helps you revise your novel. Tips, inspirational quotes and revision strategies make the month speed past. The result? We can't guarantee a perfect novel or even a publishable novel. But if you do the Walk the Talk sections, we can guarantee a stronger novel.

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