The Get Writing! Books contain a wide range of writing activities which are closely linked to the Storybooks and selected Non-fiction books. Children's writing is supported at every step from writing simple sentences to extended texts, including invitations, letters, descriptive texts andnon-fiction texts. Longer composition activities are based on a new six-step process with lots of oral rehearsal and role play so children are full of ideas before they write. Check boxes throughout the books prompt children to proofread and review their writing, helping them to make sustained progress.The books are part of the Read Write Inc. Phonics programme, developed by Ruth Miskin. The programme is designed to create fluent readers, confident speakers and willing writers. It includes Handbooks, Sounds Cards, Word Cards, Storybooks, Non-fiction, Writing books and an Online resource. ReadWrite Inc. is fully supported by comprehensive professional development from Ruth Miskin Training to ensure its easy implementation.
Genre: , Editor: , Pages: 40 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0198374100


Writing your own book can be a magical experience, one that takes the sting out of writing challenges. This fun-filled book offers over 100 new ideas for book-making projects that will inspire any student. From writing a fairy tale on pages shaped like a castle to creating a pop-up card for a family member to building a puzzle book filled with games and stories, this book provides something for every student.The book includes step-by-step instructions for planning, drafting, and construction, and book forms and folding guides for each project. Get Writing! provides unique opportunities for developing important writing and numeracy skills that link to all areas of the curriculum and give students a new confidence and pride in their written work.
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines, Editor: Pembroke Publishers Limited, Pages: 76 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1551382016


This title teaches readers how to stop dreaming about becoming an writer and take steps to make their dreams come true! Helpful tips for finding inspiration, keeping an ideas journal and always thinking creatively will help your readers publish their own book in no time! An activity at the end of the book encourages readers to make a finished book to share with friends.
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: Raintree, Pages: 32 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781406272710


The aim of this book is to get you writing. It's full of inspiration, tips and writing exercises for anyone who wants to write children's fiction. Included are tips from other published writers, useful links and answers to questions you've always wanted to ask. Includes chapters on: Know-how: the difference between writing for children and writing for adults. How to get ideas for your stories from your family, your work and your life - and how to expand those ideas. Creating believable characters children will love reading about. Writing by the seat of your pants, or plotting? Basic things you need to know for either approach. Writing realistic dialogue. Writing the first draft How to create 'reel them in' beginnings, sustain the pace in the middle, and write satisfying endings. How to write page-turning chapter endings; keeping continuity when writing series. Writing for the educational market. Writing a synopsis and a proposal. Submitting your work to a publisher or agent. Dealing with rejects and rewrites. Publicity and marketing. Publishing your own work.
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines, Editor: How To Books, Pages: 208 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781472110138



Genre: , Editor: , Pages: 16 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0198373821


Do you have a compelling vision for a story set in the past? Are you inspired by novelists such as Alan Furst and Philippa Gregory? Get Started in Writing Historical Fiction is designed for anyone who wants to write in this exciting and wide-ranging genre of fiction, whatever your favorite style and era. Designed to build your confidence and help fire up creativity, this book is an essential guide to mastering the practicalities of writing historical fiction, showing you where to start with research, developing your plots, and convincingly and imaginatively capturing the voices of the past. Using Snapshots designed to get you writing quickly, Key Ideas to help crystallize thought, and a wealth of supplementary materials, this indispensable guide will have you telling amazing and rich historical stories in no time. You'll learn to research and plan your story, practice developing characters and settings, perfect your characters' voices, and transport the reader to another era. ABOUT THE SERIES The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their stories. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises, and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community, at tyjustwrite.com, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.
Genre: Fiction, Editor: Teach Yourself, Pages: 224 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781473609679


Strong writing skills are essential for success in school, college, and on the job. In 99 Ways to Get Kids to Love Writing, educator Mary Leonhardt provides parents with practical, easy-to-follow tips on how to teach their children the fundamentals of writing and make it fun for them at the same time. Here are just a few of her nuggets of advice: ¸ Always be encouraging about your children's writing. ¸ Don't worry about teaching grammar to kids when they are just beginning to write. Most grammar knowledge is acquired rather than directly learned. ¸ Provide plenty of writing material. ¸ Encourage your preschool children to dictate stories to you. Leonhardt follows up with 10 Easy Ways to Teach Them Grammar, essential tools for all budding writers.
Genre: Education, Editor: Crown, Pages: 128 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780307554093


Since the advent of the Internet and since more and more people are making purchases online, writers have had to adapt to composing copy for the Web. Contrary to what many people think, writing for the Web and writing for print are not the same and involve very different skill sets. Instead of struggling to find the right words, copywriters should read this new book from cover to cover to discover how to write sales-generating copy. The Complete Guide to Writing Web-based Advertising Copy to Get the Sale will teach you how to make your copy readable and compelling, how to reach your target audience, how to structure the copy, how to visually format the copy, how to forget everything you ever learned about writing, how to pull in visitors, how to convince visitors to buy, how to outline and achieve your goals, how to create a customer profile, how to create a unique selling position, how to include searchable keywords in the copy, how to convert prospects to paying customers, and how to compose eye-catching headlines. In addition, you will learn about the trends in Web-based advertising; the categories of advertising; the important information that needs to be included in your copy, such as what you are selling, what sets your product apart from the competition s, where you are located, what makes your product affordable, and why you yourself would buy the product; writing in the inverted pyramid sty≤ the do's and don'ts of Web-based advertising; and key phrases to incorporate in your copy. We will also provide you with some common mistakes to avoid and tips for writing, revising, and proofreading. By incorporating the principles in this book, you will take your Web-based advertising copy from boring to brilliant, while boosting your sales and increasing your customer traffic. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
Genre: Business & Economics, Editor: Atlantic Publishing Company, Pages: 288 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781601382320


Learn how to write young adult fiction with imagination and verve. This is an authoritative and engaging introduction to writing young adult fiction for the complete beginner. It will help you understand how the genre works, the big do's and don't's - as well as giving you the inspiration and motivation you actually need to write. Written by a leading literary agent who knows what it takes to make it in this market, this book will give you the advice and tips you need to stand out. An essential book for anyone hoping to emulate the success and addictive qualities that characterize books like The Hunger Games, Twilight, Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars. ABOUT THE SERIES The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: Teach Yourself, Pages: 256 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781473607088


Get Started in Creative Writing will help writers at the very beginning of their creative journey to gain confidence and find inspiration, and then support you in the completion of your first pieces of creative writing - a short story, a poem, a draft of a novel or screenplay. Each chapter includes a central writing exercise and four shorter ones, while key quotes, key ideas and focus points will be clearly signposted and will summarise important concepts and advice. At the heart of each chapter is a 'Workshop'. The Workshop is a key exercise, in which you will gain a deeper insight into the craft of writing. In addition to coverage of all the key genres and their conventions, this new edition includes an expanded section on self- and digital publishing, to reflect recent advances in technology and the wide variety of digital platforms now available for the distribution of creative writing. There will be a section on the latest trend of creative journalling, and insight into how to tap the potential of the Internet to be the world's largest creative writing workshop. What are you waiting for? This book has all you need to get started!
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines, Editor: Teach Yourself, Pages: 233 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781471805455