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The magic words : writing great books for children and young adults, Cheryl B. Klein

Label
The magic words : writing great books for children and young adults
Title
The magic words
Title remainder
writing great books for children and young adults
Statement of responsibility
Cheryl B. Klein
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The best children's and young adult novels take readers on wonderful outward adventures and stirring inward journeys. In The Magic Words, editor Cheryl B. Klein guides writers on an enjoyable and practical-minded voyage of their own, from developing a saleable premise for a novel to finding a dream agent. She delves deep into the major elements of fiction - intention, character, plot, and voice - while addressing important topics like diversity, world-building, and the differences between middle-grade and YA novels. In addition, the book's exercises, questions, and straightforward rules of thumb help writers apply these insights to their own creative works. WIth its generous tone and useful tools for story analysis and revision, The Magic Words is an essential handbook for writers of children's and young adult fiction
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Klein, Cheryl B.
Dewey number
808.068
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN147.5
LC item number
.K54 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children's books
  • Authorship
  • Creative writing
Target audience
adult
Label
The magic words : writing great books for children and young adults, Cheryl B. Klein
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Clarity and connection -- Experience and emotion -- Proficiency and practice -- Promise and premise -- Effort and flow -- Intention and invention -- Identity and choice -- Interest and change -- Power and attention -- Structure and sensibility -- Obstacles and negotiation -- Movement and momentum -- Person and personality -- Teases and trust -- Worlds and wonders -- Perspective and polishing -- Vision and revision -- Love and/or money
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 368 pages
Isbn
9780393292244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)937452558
  • 1496447
  • (OCoLC)ocn937452558
  • 1496447
Label
The magic words : writing great books for children and young adults, Cheryl B. Klein
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Clarity and connection -- Experience and emotion -- Proficiency and practice -- Promise and premise -- Effort and flow -- Intention and invention -- Identity and choice -- Interest and change -- Power and attention -- Structure and sensibility -- Obstacles and negotiation -- Movement and momentum -- Person and personality -- Teases and trust -- Worlds and wonders -- Perspective and polishing -- Vision and revision -- Love and/or money
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 368 pages
Isbn
9780393292244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)937452558
  • 1496447
  • (OCoLC)ocn937452558
  • 1496447

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