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How to Write a Story

Kate Messner

Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC

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Summary

Help your child explore their creativity with this ten-step guide to writing a story. Step 1: Choose an idea for your story. A good one.  Step 2: Decide on a setting. Don’t be afraid to mix things up.  Step 3: Create a heroine—or a hero.  Now: Begin.  Accomplished storytellers Kate Messner and Mark Siegel playfully chronicle the process of becoming a writer in this fun follow-up to How to Read a Story, guiding young storytellers through the joys and challenges of the writing process. From choosing an idea, to creating a problem for their character to resolve, to coming to The End, this empowering picture book breaks down the writing process in a dynamic and accessible way, encouraging kids to explore their own creativity—and share their stories with others! Praise for How to Write a Story“That muse of fire isn’t going to ascend all by herself, so Messner and Siegel, in their follow-up to How to Read a Story, walk readers through 10 steps of literary creation, starting with ‘search for an idea’ and ending with ‘share your story’. . . . Readers new to writing should find this accessible volume a smart choice to get the creative writing juices flowing.” —Publishers Weekly“A lovely encouragement to young writers to persist.” —Kirkus Reviews
Available since: 07/07/2020.
Print length: 36 pages.

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