Bring Your Writing to Life

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About the author:
Amy Michelle Wiley is a freelance author, editor, and story coach in the Pacific Northwest. She has had over sixty of her own short stories published and has helped numerous authors prepare their books for publication. She is working on her second novel and is a workshop teacher at the FaithWriters international writers' conferences. Check out her website at www.sparrowsflight.net.

Bring Your Writing to Life
 

A Writer's Guide to "Show; Don't Tell"

Authored by Amy Michelle Wiley

In this easy-to-use workbook, Amy Michelle Wiley shows you how to bring your writing to life. Instead of telling the simple facts of the story, you will learn how to immerse your reader in the action so they are experiencing the events and full range of emotions along with the character.

Amy teaches the technique commonly called "show, don't tell" with lots of concrete examples so you know exactly what to do and what to avoid. She covers a range of topics, including the use of adjectives and adverbs, dialogue tags, point of view, and descriptive language. Each section ends with a short worksheet to practice the skills yourself.

This guide is perfect for writers who want to hone their skills, or for teachers to use in the classroom.


Publication Date:
Jun 15 2012
ISBN/EAN13:
1477666885 / 9781477666883
Page Count:
46
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Language Arts & Disciplines / Composition & Creative Writing




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