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The Kids' Guide to Writing Fiction

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We are all storytellers. Whether weaving mythologies in ancient times or describing the plot of a favorite movie today, humans have, since the beginning of time, loved to tell stories. In THE KIDS' GUIDE TO WRITING FICTION, students explore the building blocks needed to construct a story: characterization, setting, plot, perspective, imagery, and dialog. Then they will use ...more
Paperback, 102 pages
Published March 29th 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Coreena McBurnie
Jun 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is a great book for kids or for teaching kids the basics of writing stories. Each chapter contains a lesson on a different part of writing, such as plot, imagery, setting, characterization,… And each lesson is laid out clearly and in language that a middle grade child will easily understand. There are clear examples throughout to illustrate the points being made, along with helpful exercises to bring the lessons into practice.

I really like this book — there is enough information so that it’
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Jul 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Laurisa White Reyes was the editor-in-chief of Middle Shelf Magazine and is the author of several middle grade and young adult novels. She brings much experience to the table and teachers and homeschooling parents can count on her expertise. Reyes takes kids from start to finish on the basics of a good story, written well. She takes them through the process of finding and developing characters, along with the reason a good backstory for each character is not only helpful, it is essential.

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