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So, You Want to Be a Writer?: How to Write, Get Published, and Maybe Even Make It Big!

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andlt;b andgt;Make those writing dreams a reality with this comprehensive guide that explains how to go from staring at an empty page to becoming a published author.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;Designed to inspire creative expression and help aspiring young writers achieve their dreams, andlt;iandgt;So, You Want to Be a Writer?andlt;/iandgt; takes readers through the fulfilling step-by-step process of becoming a professional writer, from learning how to generate ideas to getting published and promoting their work.andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Aspiring writers will learn how to tackle writerand#8217;s block, improve technique, approach publishers, and more. A detailed list of magazines, websites, contests, and book publishers looking for young authors will keep readersand#8217; eyes on the prize, while exclusive interviews with bestselling authors and young published writers will keep them engaged and inspired.andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; andlt;iandgt;So, You Want to Be a Writer?andlt;/iandgt; includes exclusive insights from well-known authors, such as the late andlt;iandgt;Jurassic Parkandlt;/iandgt; author Michael Crichton and fantasy author Amanda Hocking, who self-published her first novels to huge buzz. And profiles on young writers who are out there working right nowand#8212;from a andlt;iandgt;Vanity Fairandlt;/iandgt; blogger to a lyricistand#8212;give a real-time perspective to the dream profession.

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Designed to inspire creative expression and help aspiring young writers achieve their dreams, So, You Wanna Be a Writer? takes readers through the fulfilling step-by-step process of becoming a professional writer, from learning how to generate ideas to getting published and promoting your work. Aspiring writers will learn how to tackle writer’s block, improve technique, approach publishers, and more. An updated list of magazines, websites, contests, and book publishers looking for young authors will keep readers’ eye on the prize, while exclusive interviews with bestselling authors and young published writers will keep them engaged and inspired. So, You Wanna Be a Writer? includes exclusive insights from well-known authors, such as the late Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton, fantasy author Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, who published her first novel at 13, and Joanna Cole, author of the wildly popular Magic School Bus series.

About the Author

Vicki Hambleton is a verbal tutor for students in grades 9and#8211;12. She was a project editor and writer or andlt;iandgt;Benchmark Educationandlt;/iandgt;, specializing in books for grades Kand#8211;8. Her writing has appeared in numerous children's publications including andlt;iandgt;Cobblestoneandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Calliopeandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Footstepsandlt;/iandgt;.Cathleen Greenwood is a teacher, published writer, consultant for the National Council of Teachers of English, and veteran presenter at national and local professional conferences on teaching and writing. She has helped countless students successfully submit writings to magazines, publishers, and contests.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582703534
Author:
Hambleton, Vicki
Publisher:
Beyond Words Publishing
Author:
Greenwood, Cathleen
Subject:
Concepts - Money
Subject:
General
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Be What You Want
Publication Date:
20120531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c gloss cover; b-w line art (spot)
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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"Synopsis" by , Designed to inspire creative expression and help aspiring young writers achieve their dreams, So, You Wanna Be a Writer? takes readers through the fulfilling step-by-step process of becoming a professional writer, from learning how to generate ideas to getting published and promoting your work. Aspiring writers will learn how to tackle writer’s block, improve technique, approach publishers, and more. An updated list of magazines, websites, contests, and book publishers looking for young authors will keep readers’ eye on the prize, while exclusive interviews with bestselling authors and young published writers will keep them engaged and inspired. So, You Wanna Be a Writer? includes exclusive insights from well-known authors, such as the late Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton, fantasy author Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, who published her first novel at 13, and Joanna Cole, author of the wildly popular Magic School Bus series.
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