This author of a successful How-To book for adult writers shares her expertise with would-be young authors in this light-hearted primer. Covering both fiction and nonfiction writing, this guide touches on magazines and contests that publish students' writings, and discusses creative writing software and resources available on the Internet. Additional appendixes point young writers to camps and other activities and provide sample manuscript pages as well as letters to prospective publishers.
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This book provides a systematic approach intended to guide its audience toward effective and creative writing. Chapters are broken into subsections that may help a reader pinpoint a specific suggestion or strategy. Though the book seems geared toward a younger audience, this might have value with struggling high school writers.
A formulaic break-down of the writing process is presented with tips specifically directed toward young, emerging writers.The book would be useful for children who wish to pursue writing further.