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Seize the Story: A Handbook for Teens Who Like to Write

Seize the Story: A Handbook for Teens Who Like to Write

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by Victoria Hanley
     
 

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Do you wish you had a published writer's secrets at your fingertips, ready to help you achieve your goals of publication, success, and the chance to be the next great teen writer? In Seize the Story: A Handbook for Teens Who Like to Write, Victoria Hanley, award-winning author of young adult fiction, spills the secrets for bringing action, adventure, humor, and

Overview

Do you wish you had a published writer's secrets at your fingertips, ready to help you achieve your goals of publication, success, and the chance to be the next great teen writer? In Seize the Story: A Handbook for Teens Who Like to Write, Victoria Hanley, award-winning author of young adult fiction, spills the secrets for bringing action, adventure, humor, and drama to stories. All of the elements of fiction, from creating believable dialogue to exciting plots, are laid out clearly and illustrated with examples taken straight from story excerpts by excellent writers. The book is packed with writing exercises designed to encourage teens to tell the stories that are theirs alone.

In addition, other published authors of young adult literature share their insights about the writing life. Teens can gain firsthand advice from accomplished writers T. A. Barron, Joan Bauer, Hilari Bell, Chris Crutcher, David Lubar, Lauren Myracle, Todd Mitchell, Nancy Garden, and many more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781877673818
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Victoria Hanley's fiction novels for teens are published in dozens of countries in ten languages. Her books have received many honors, including placement on the Texas Lone Star Master list, the Oklahoma Sequoyah Award Master list, the Utah Beehive Award list, and the Colorado Blue Spruce Award list, as well as earning an International Reading Association Young Adults's Choices selection, the Colorado Book Award, and a Kallbacher- Klapperschlange Award (Germany).

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