Seize the Story

Seize the Story

A Handbook for Teens Who Like to Write

Book - 2008
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Publisher: [ Fort Collins, Colo.] : Cottonwood Press c2008.
ISBN: 9781877673818
Characteristics: 213 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.


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Apr 28, 2015

Excellent guide.

lakevilla_IDOL Jul 05, 2014

This book is extremely helpful for teens who like tho write stories. It shows you how to set up a plot, make great characters and is very good.

ChristchurchLib Nov 18, 2012

I was thrilled to discover this book at the library. I love to write stories, and am always looking out for writing books - especially ones written for teens, although they are rather hard to come by.

Seize the Story by Victoria Hanley is a guide to writing structured stories which include all of the necessary elements required to create a great read. Each chapter is dedicated to a different element; for example, Creating Characters, Writing Dialogue and Polishing Your Writing. The chapters are packed with fun exercises, new ideas, tricks and tips. Very short pieces of prose are used as examples.

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