Just Write

Just Write

Here's How

Book - 2012
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After writing more than one hundred books, it still amazes me that I have been lucky enough to spend most of my life doing what I truly love: writing.

What makes a writer? The desire to tell a story, a love of language, an eye for detail, practice, practice, practice. How well should you know your characters? Do you need to outline before you write? How important is length? Now Walter Dean Myers, the new National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and New York Times bestselling and award-winning author, walks you through the writing process.

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Examples from his writing and reading experiences Walter's six-box and four-box outlines for writing fiction and nonfiction Excerpted pages from Walter's own notebooks An afterword by Ross Workman, Walter's teen coauthor of kick Writing tips from both Walter and Ross

Anyone can be a writer, with a little help from Walter Dean Myers!

Publisher: New York : Collins, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780062203892
0062203894
9780062203908
0062203908
Characteristics: 161 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm.

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AfrikanCanadian thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 13 and 16

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PimaLib_WilliamB May 06, 2015

Walter Dean Myers, before he passed away, captured the art and craft of his writing in this excellent book. Complete with details and notes of how he writes and how he hopes to inspire the reader, this book include anecdotes from some of his most successful books and how he has worked with writers and artists.

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