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Writing
     

Writing

by New Moon Girl's Editorial Board
 

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New Moon: Writing explores ways girls can channel their creative energy and use writing as a vehicle for personal expression. From journal writing to poetry, playwriting to haiku, the girls cover a variety of outlets available to aspiring young female writers. Included are writing exercises, interviews with popular female authors such as Karen Cushman and

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New Moon: Writing explores ways girls can channel their creative energy and use writing as a vehicle for personal expression. From journal writing to poetry, playwriting to haiku, the girls cover a variety of outlets available to aspiring young female writers. Included are writing exercises, interviews with popular female authors such as Karen Cushman and Madeleine L'Engle, an exploration of the writing process from ideas to revisions, information on tools of the trade (like a good dictionary), and just about everything else from getting started to getting published. With its encouraging tone and unique point of view, New Moon: Writing is sure to inspire girls already involved in writing and at the same time encourage those who want to start putting their thoughts on paper.

Editorial Reviews

This fresh and spirited guide was written by girls to inspire other girls. Stories, poems, advice on writing, and encouragement are just a few of the great topics included. The book also features additional resources and an interview with the great science fiction writer Madeleine L'Engle. 2000, Crown Publishers, Inc., $9.99. Ages 10 to 12. Reviewer: N. Robertson SOURCE: Parent Council Volume 8

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517885888
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
02/22/2000
Series:
New Moon Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.13(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.58(d)
Age Range:
8 - 13 Years

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