How to Write Kids Mysteries: A Guide for Teen and Adult Writers Jeanne Lazo

ISBN: 9781933277004

Published: December 31st 2005

Paperback

138 pages


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How to Write Kids Mysteries: A Guide for Teen and Adult Writers  by  Jeanne Lazo

How to Write Kids Mysteries: A Guide for Teen and Adult Writers by Jeanne Lazo
December 31st 2005 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 138 pages | ISBN: 9781933277004 | 9.45 Mb

You don t need to be an A student, a genius-born writer, or in the top 10%of your class to write a mystery for kids. You need only have a burning desireto write the most puzzling, frightening, or challenging story you can...a storykids can tMoreYou don t need to be an A student, a genius-born writer, or in the top 10%of your class to write a mystery for kids. You need only have a burning desireto write the most puzzling, frightening, or challenging story you can...a storykids can t wait to eat up...the most fun story in the universe-a mystery!Written in short, sound-bite lessons rather than chapters, you ll quicklylearn from the pros how to: Plan a Mystery the Easy Way, Create Characters KidsWill Love, Write Scenes and Settings That Come Alive, Sprinkle Clues, Use aSuspense Ladder to Build Tension, Listen for Rhythm, Add Creative Icing to YourMystery, and Design Fabulous Page Layouts.This guide is loaded with exercises, examples, tips, and ideas.

Readers willlove the Writer s Toolkit, which includes alternative words to said, words toavoid, words for the five senses, words for movements, action verbs, andmore.How to Write Kids Mysteries is suitable individual and classroom use.Teachers can pick and choose topics based on time allotted, age of students, andteaching preferences.Jeanne Lazo has taken a fresh, original approach to teaching writing that islight years away from the traditional five-step writing process. Ms. Lazo wroteher own examples to clearly illustrate her points.

It will have readers writingtheir mysteries in no time, and lessons can be applied to any type of fictionwriting.



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