Writing magic: creating stories that fly

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Bestselling author of Ella Enchanted and fairy-tale master Gail Carson Levine helps you make magic with your writing!

In Writing Magic, Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine shares her tricks of the trade. 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.

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Liftoff: Running start -- Why I wrote this book -- Shut up! -- Eureka! -- Getting into it -- Noticing -- Heart and guts: Nitty-gritty -- Kiss of life -- Character helper -- Suffer! -- Talking -- Back to beginnings -- Where am I? -- Who am I? -- Voice -- Happily ever after--or not -- Plowing through: Stuck! -- Operating room -- Writers' groups and other helpers -- Digging deeper: Show and tell -- Abracadabra! -- I'd recognize her with my eyes closed -- Speaking body language -- Method writing -- Writing funny, writing punny -- Right moniker -- Fiddling with fairy tales -- Writing forever: Writing for your spirit -- Putting your words out there -- Exeunt writing -- Index -- About the author.
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