If you’re reading this, you’re probably a writer, or you aspire to be one.
So where do you start? How do you navigate this craft and find your place in it? What’s the best way to turn your thoughts and ideas into words, paragraphs, and pages?
Ready, Set, Write shows you what you can write and how you can write it.
Explore various forms of creative writing and stretch your author muscles as you create and polish new and original works. Learn how to stay motivated and inspired, and put together your own writer’s tool kit packed with everything you need to do your work.
Plus, get tons of ideas for projects and activities to help you write more and writing tips to help you write better.
Created for hobbyists and aspiring professionals alike, Ready, Set, Write is structured to be used by individuals or in the classroom. It’s ideal for young and new writers, and it works as a refresher for seasoned scribes.
Are you ready to start your writing adventure? Ready, Set, Write: A Guide to Creative Writing will show you the way.
About the Author
Born and raised in Northern California, Melissa inherited a love of literature and language from her mom, who taught Melissa to read by age four. Melissa started writing poetry and song lyrics at thirteen. Shortly thereafter, she began journaling. She studied creative writing at Sonoma State University, earning a BA in English with a concentration in creative writing. Since then, Melissa has worked as a technical writer, business writer, copywriter, professional blogger, and writing coach. Blogging is one of Melissa’s favorite writing passions, along with fiction and poetry. In 2007, she launched Writing Forward, a block packed with creative writing tips and ideas. Melissa is the author of 101 Creative Writing Exercises and is currently working on the follow-up book in her Adventures in Writing series.