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Newbery Medalist Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's one hundred and more books are true to life, funny, and, most of all, well written — you'd think that she doesn't have to work at writing at all. But that's not true. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;How I Came to Be a Writerandlt;/Iandgt; is the story of one author's beginnings — successes and failures, reviews and rejection slips — things that mark the stages of a writer's life. Illustrated with photographs, and including samples of her earlier writing, this book will show you the inner workings of the writing process, from the spark of an idea to a book's actual publication. andlt;BRandgt; This classic writer's memoir has been revised and updated to include material on the writing of the Newbery-winning andlt;Iandgt;Shilohandlt;/Iandgt; and its two sequels.

Synopsis:

Newbery Medalist Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's one hundred and more books are true to life, funny, and, most of all, well written — you'd think that she doesn't have to work at writing at all. But that's not true.

How I Came to Be a Writer is the story of one author's beginnings — successes and failures, reviews and rejection slips — things that mark the stages of a writer's life. Illustrated with photographs, and including samples of her earlier writing, this book will show you the inner workings of the writing process, from the spark of an idea to a book's actual publication.

This classic writer's memoir has been revised and updated to include material on the writing of the Newbery-winning Shiloh and its two sequels.

Synopsis:

Naylor's life story is told in her own words, from her early handwritten stories to becoming one of the most honored and prolific writers in children's literature today. Photos.

About the Author

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor includes many of her own growing-up experiences in the Alice books. She writes for both children and adults and is the author of more than one hundred and thirty-five books, including the Alice series, which Entertainment Weekly has called "tender" and "wonderful." In 1992 her novel Shiloh won the Newbery Medal. She lives with her husband, Rex, in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  Visit Phyllis online at alicemckinley.wordpress.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689838873
Author:
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Authors
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
106-390
Publication Date:
January 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandamp;w photos
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 5.25 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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Newbery Medalist Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's one hundred and more books are true to life, funny, and, most of all, well written — you'd think that she doesn't have to work at writing at all. But that's not true.

How I Came to Be a Writer is the story of one author's beginnings — successes and failures, reviews and rejection slips — things that mark the stages of a writer's life. Illustrated with photographs, and including samples of her earlier writing, this book will show you the inner workings of the writing process, from the spark of an idea to a book's actual publication.

This classic writer's memoir has been revised and updated to include material on the writing of the Newbery-winning Shiloh and its two sequels.

"Synopsis" by , Naylor's life story is told in her own words, from her early handwritten stories to becoming one of the most honored and prolific writers in children's literature today. Photos.
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