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Title:
Picture writing
Author:
Suen, Anastasia.
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Publication Information:
Cincinnati : Writer's Digest Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781582970721
Format :
Book

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PN147.5 .S84 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

This title shows readers how to use descriptive language to create vivid stories for kids. It features Try it Yourself exercises and words of advice from successful authors.


Table of Contents

How to Use This Bookp. xi
Part I Picture Writing
1 What Is Picture Writing?p. 1
Part II Plot
2 Seeing Fictionp. 18
3 Seeing Nonfictionp. 46
4 Seeing Poetryp. 73
Part III Character
5 Fiction Charactersp. 86
6 Nonfiction Charactersp. 99
7 Poetry Charactersp. 111
Part IV Setting
8 Fiction Settingsp. 123
9 Nonfiction Settingsp. 135
10 Poetry Settingsp. 146
Part V Putting It All Together
11 Your Fiction Manuscriptp. 155
12 Your Nonfiction Manuscriptp. 170
13 Your Poetry Manuscriptp. 180
Part VI Look Again
14 Other Viewpointsp. 197
The Appendixes
A Writing Habits Pollp. 217
B Craft and Creativity: A Selected Bibliographyp. 222
C Children's Book Awardsp. 226
D A Sampling of Best Book Listsp. 232
E Book Contract Contestsp. 234
F Market Resourcesp. 237
G Children's Book Review Magazinesp. 238
H Preparing Your Manuscript for Mailingp. 240
Indexp. 241