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Finding Your Writer S Voice

Author : Thaisa Frank
ISBN : 9781250093400
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 43.99 MB
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An illuminating guide to finding one's most powerful writing tool, Finding Your Writer's Voice helps writers learn to hear the voices that are uniquely their own. Mixing creative inspiration with practical advice about craft, the book includes chapters on: Accessing raw voice Listening to voices of childhood, public and private voices, and colloquial voices Working in first and third person: discovering a narrative persona Using voice to create characters Shaping one's voice into the form of a story Reigniting the energy of voice during revision
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Discover Your Writer S Voice Workbook

Author : Alice Crider
ISBN : 1072491745
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Your Writing Voice Is Within You You may have heard it takes years of writing to find your voice... just keep writing and eventually you'll find it. But, guess what? Your voice isn't lost so it doesn't need to be found. It's waiting to be discovered, and it doesn't have to take years! This workbook will enable you to tap into your unique voice in much less time than you'd expect. Within these pages, you'll have the opportunity to: -Discover how to couple your artistic inner aspirations with fundamental writing tools that will help you produce unique and compelling pages -Tap into your personal inner genius-Develop your own exclusive style that reflects what only you can say -Reel in your readers with a tone and tempo they can identify with while still enjoying a new and vibrant narrative Whether you plan to self-publish or go with a traditional publisher, and whether you're writing fiction or nonfiction, a unique voice will give you a competitive advantage in today's market. This guidebook offers substantial exercises to develop the writing skills you need. So, grab your favorite beverage, get comfortable, and breathe in the discovery that is your writer's voice! Alice Crider has worked in traditional publishing since 1998. Also a certified life coach, Alice teaches writing and editing workshops at writer's conferences nationally and internationally, and she is the creator of an online marketing course for authors. Alice lives in Colorado where she enjoys hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and spending time with her family.

Write It Right

Author : Ron Benson
ISBN : 9781551382623
Genre : Education
File Size : 75.83 MB
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"32-page flipchart that helps writers get a handle on sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and spelling"
Category: Education

Finding Your Voice In A Letter

Author : Mary F. Burke
ISBN : 9780787745219
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Here's a user-friendly guide to help you teach your students to become better writers. Use this practical packet for writer's workshop mini lessons, language arts instruction or independent student practice. Everyone can use a workout to stretch their writing muscles when it comes to finding their voice!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Write Your Own Folktale

Author : Natalie M. Rosinsky
ISBN : 9780756535162
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 27.53 MB
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Teach the reader how to craft believable characters and intense plots, along with satisfying beginnings, middles, and endings.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Finding Your Voice Tips And Tricks To Kick Start Your Dream Novel

Author : Hannah M. Davis
ISBN : 1500404012
Genre : Reference
File Size : 54.46 MB
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Do you dream of writing a novel but don't know how to start?You're not alone. Starting a book is often the most difficult part of the entire book writing process. Faced with the blank page, how and where do you even begin? And when you do get going, how do you make your novel stand out from all the other millions of books out there?The answer is easy – it's all about writing a book born from your authentic self.So, if you dream of writing a novel but don't know where or how to start, or if you've tried writing a book but got stuck, lost your way or perhaps even lost your confidence in the process, then "Finding Your Voice" will help kick-start your writing dreams and get you in touch with your most authentic and best writing voice.This book is perfect if:• You want to find your writing voice – what is it and how do you capture it?• You want to be authentic in your writing; you want to create a book born from the deepest, wisest most soulful part of you• You want to beat blank page fear once & start running to the page, rather than away from it!• You want the key ingredients of a successful opening chapter (and avoid all the common mistakes most first-time authors make)• You want to create a book that is 100% original and stands out from all the others on the marketHannah M. Davis is the award winning author of the inspirational novel, "Voices of Angels", and has mentored aspiring authors for nearly 20 years. As well as running e-courses she also mentors an online VIP group for selected writers, and is the Founder of the Soul Writer's Cafe - an online community for aspiring authors. What Hannah's Authors Say About Her:“You have taught me how to banish my fears and tap into my soul to find my authentic voice." - Christine, author"Where I was I writer before, you will have made me into a published writer. THANK YOU!!!!!!" - Mirjam, author"I highly recommend working with Hannah if you feel you have a book inside you and no idea how to unleash it.” - Jessica, author"I can't recommend Hannah's courses enough for any aspiring writer. Not only for the brilliant content but for the fact that you will have direct access to Hannah, who's gentle encouragement and in depth knowledge of the business will lead you on your own exciting path to writing your book.” - Amanda, author"I would recommend one of Hannah's courses or books to anyone who has the desire to write a book and find out what this course can do for you. I write every day now, for at least two hours, I didn't know I could write a novel and it's like the novel is writing itself!” - Rosie, authorThis book is the first in a series of Soul Writer's Café guides and is aimed at aspiring writers who want to write a book with a difference. Books with a little bit of heart and soul, a sprinkle of magic and which change the world one inspiring word at a time.
Category: Reference

Because It Works

Author : Glenda Baker
ISBN : 9781465325167
Genre : Education
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Do you like my story? Did I write my personal essay right? What do you think of my poem? Why is my work being rejected? If youre asking these questions and not getting helpful, constructive answers, try asking the only question that Glenda Baker and the editors of New England Writers Network ask: does it work? Because It Works! is a compilation of over 40 articles and exercises on the elements of writing fiction, personal essays, and poetry. Originally published in NEWN magazine, these articles are designed to help you determine if your writing worksand if it doesnt, how you can make it work. Because it Works! shows you: 8 ways to characterize When not to use description Point of viewsimplified! What to show; what to tell The 10 dialogue commandments How and where to begin How to prop up the sagging middle The 8 awful endings Youll also learn how to critique and be critiqued, the writing process will be demystified, and youll understand that writers block is not a writing problem! Ive just read your article on point of view. WOW. Clear, concise, to the point, and in no way confusing . . . this is the best and easiest explanation Ive seen. Arline Chase, author and instructor for Writers Digest School.
Category: Education

Writing The Mind Alive

Author : Linda Trichter Metcalf, Ph.D.
ISBN : 9780307493446
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 88.16 MB
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Discover the revolutionary writing practice that can transform your life! In 1976, Linda Trichter Metcalf, then a university English professor, sat down with pen and paper and intuitively started a self-guided writing practice that helped to bring herself into focus and clarify her life as never before. She and a colleague, Tobin Simon, introduced this original method into their classrooms. They experienced such solid response from their students that, for the last twenty-five years, they have devoted themselves to teaching what has now become the respected practice of Proprioceptive Writing®–in workshops, secondary and elementary schools, and college psychology and writing classes around the country, among them the New School University. “Proprioception” comes from the Latin proprius, meaning “one’s own,” and this writing method helps synthesize emotion and imagination, generating authentic insight and catharsis. Proprioceptive Writing® is not formal writing, nor is it automatic or stream-of-consciousness writing. Requiring a regular, disciplined practice in a quiet environment, the method uses several aids to deepen attention and free the writer within: Baroque music, a candle, a pad, and a pen. Presenting Proprioceptive Writing® in book form for the first time, Writing the Mind Alive shows how you, too, can use it to • Focus awareness, dissolve inhibitions, and build self-trust • Unburden your mind and resolve emotional conflicts • Connect more deeply with your spiritual self • Write and speak with strength and clarity • Enhance the benefits of psychotherapy • Awaken your senses and emotions • Liberate your creative energies Featuring actual “writes” by students of all ages, Writing the Mind Alive is a catalyst for mental and emotional aliveness that can truly enrich the rest of your life. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Self-Help

Writing To Change The World

Author : Mary Pipher, PhD
ISBN : 9781440679469
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 37.7 MB
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reviving Ophelia, Another Country, and The Shelter of Each Other comes an inspirational book that shows how words can change the world. Words are the most powerful tools at our disposal. With them, writers have saved lives and taken them, brought justice and confounded it, started wars and ended them. Writers can change the way we think and transform our definitions of right and wrong. Writing to Change the World is a beautiful paean to the transformative power of words. Encapsulating Mary Pipher's years as a writer and therapist, it features rousing commentary, personal anecdotes, memorable quotations, and stories of writers who have helped reshape society. It is a book that will shake up readers' beliefs, expand their minds, and possibly even inspire them to make their own mark on the world.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines