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Want to learn how to make magic with your writing? Let bestselling author and fairy tale master Gail Carson Levine show you how.

In Writing Magic, Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine shares her secrets. She shows how you can get terrific ideas for stories, invent great beginnings and endings, write sparkling dialogue, develop memorable characters—and much, much more. She advises you about what to do when you feel stuck—and how to use helpful criticism. Best of all, she offers writing exercises that will set your imagination on fire.

With humor, honesty, and wisdom, Gail Carson Levine shows you that you, too, can make magic with your writing.

About the Author

Gail Carson Levine thinks she can write poetry. Forgive her; the doctors say shell be sane again soon. She was born in New York City and shares a birthday with William Carlos Williams. Her first book for children, Ella Enchanted, won a Newbery Honor. Gails other books include A Tale of Two Castles; the New York Times bestsellers Ever and Fairest; Dave at Night, an ALA Notable Book and Best Book for Young Adults; The Wish; The Two Princesses of Bamarre; and the six Princess Tales books. She is also the author of the nonfiction book Writing Magic: Creating Stories That Fly and the picture books Betsy Who Cried Wolf! and Betsy Red Hoodie, both illustrated by Scott Nash. Gail and her husband, David, live in the Hudson Valley of New York State.

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Carson Levine, Gail
Levine, Gail Carson
Language Arts - Composition & Creative Writing
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7.625 x 5.125 x 0.352 in 10.4 oz
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