The Writer's Guide to Crafting Stories for Children

The Writer's Guide to Crafting Stories for Children

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Create Unforgettable Stories for Kids! abreak;abreak;You dream of writing stories that children respond toa€“the kind they come back to again and again. Nancy Lamb can help you achieve that dream. She mixes insightful advice for mastering storytelling with dozens of examples that illustrate a variety of plot-building techniques. abreak;abreak;Nancy's instruction covers everything from format and content to setting and characterization. She also draws from a range of children's classics, including Where the Wild Things Are, Charlotte's Web and Bridge to Tarabithia to explore and illuminate the unique nature of children's literature. abreak;abreak;Nancy also shares writing tips and tricks accumulated through years of successful storytellinga€“invaluable advice for crafting fiction that resonates with children of all ages, from 4 to 14 and beyond.In an intriguing technique that alternates chapters between present and past, Dickinson frames the stories so that each is related to ... This is the story of two children battling to discover their identities and to affirm who they are. ... 4) Use the Subplot for Comic or Romantic Relief. ... In the classic Summer of My German Soldier, Bette Greene uses the subplot to demonstrate twelve-year-old Patty Bergena#39;sanbsp;...

Title:The Writer's Guide to Crafting Stories for Children
Author:Nancy Lamb
Publisher:Writer's Digest Books - 2001-09-20


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