Countdown to Non Fiction Writing

Author: Steve Bowkett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135240817
Format: PDF
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Developing children's writing abilities boosts their confidence, creates enjoyment and relevance in the task and cultivates a range of decision-making and problem-solving skills that can then be applied across the curriculum. The Countdown series provides all the support you need in helping children to improve their prose, poetry and non-fiction writing. Countdown to Non-Fiction Writing is a comprehensive and flexible resource which you can use in different ways. It includes: 37 stand-alone modules which cover all aspects of writing and understanding non-fiction texts, including the nature of language, logical thinking, recognising ‘facts’ and planning; A countdown flowchart provides an overview, showing how modules are linked and allowing teachers and pupils to track their progress; Photocopiable activity sheets for each module that show how to make decisions and solve problems which writers face on the journey to a finished piece of work; Teachers’ notes for each module with tips and guidance, including how modules can be used in the classroom, links to other modules and curriculum links, and advice on helping and guiding pupils in their writing; A self-study component so pupils can make their own progress through the material. This option gives young writers a sense of independence in thinking about their work and through offering a scaffolding of tasks, encourages confident and effective writing; 'Headers' for each module showing where along the 'countdown path' you are at that point; Contents page for quick access to particular modules and relevant aspects of writing. In short, Countdown to Non-Fiction Writing saves valuable planning time and gives you all the flexibility you need in helping pupils to prepare for, understand, and write non-fiction. The structure of the book allows teachers to utilise the modules for ‘self-study’, as a longer programme following the ‘countdown’ structure, or to dip into the book for individual lesson activities and ideas to fit in with wider programmes of study.

Countdown to Creative Writing

Author: Stephen Bowkett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135246556
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Developing children's writing abilities boosts their confidence, creates enjoyment and relevance in the task and cultivates a range of decision-making and problem-solving skills that can then be applied across the curriculum. The Countdown series provides all the support you need in helping children to improve their prose, poetry and non-fiction writing. Countdown to Creative Writing is a comprehensive and flexible resource that you can use in different ways: 60 stand-alone modules that cover all the essential aspects of writing a story countdown flowchart providing an overview showing how modules are linked and how teachers can progress through them with the children photocopiable activity sheets for each module that show how to make the decisions and solve the problems that all writers face along the road from first idea to finished piece of work teachers' notes for each module with tips and guidance including how modules could be used as stand-alone units, but also with suggestions for useful links between modules, and curriculum links a self-study component so that children can make their own progress through the materials, giving young writers a sense of independence in thinking about their work 'headers' for each module showing where along the 'countdown path' you are at that point. In short Countdown to Creative Writing saves valuable planning time and gives you all the flexibility you need - teachers might want to utilise either the self-study or 'countdown' aspects of the book, or simply dip into it for individual lesson activities to fit in with their own programmes of work.

Countdown to Poetry Writing

Author: Steve Bowkett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135246416
Format: PDF, ePub
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Developing children's writing abilities boosts their confidence, creates enjoyment and relevance in the task and cultivates a range of decision-making and problem-solving skills that can then be applied across the curriculum. The Countdown series provides all the support you need in helping children to improve their prose, poetry and non-fiction writing. This guide provides all the support you need in helping pupils to improve their poetry writing. Countdown to Poetry Writing is a comprehensive and flexible resource that you can use in different ways, including: stand-alone modules that cover all the essential aspects of writing a poem, including word play, use of metaphor, rhyme and many others countdown flowchart providing an overview showing how modules are linked and how teachers can progress through them with the pupils photocopiable activity sheets for each module that show how to make the decisions and solve the problems that all writers face along the road from first idea to finished piece of work teachers’ notes for modules, with tips and guidance, including how modules can be used in the classroom, links to other modules and curriculum links, and advice on helping and guiding pupils in their writing a self-study component so that children can make their own progress through the materials, giving young writers a sense of independence in thinking about their work and offering built-in scaffolding of tasks so that less experienced or less confident children get more support from the resource 'headers' for each module showing where along the 'countdown path' you are at that point. In short, Countdown to Poetry Writing saves valuable planning time and gives you all the flexibility you need - teachers might want to utilise either the self-study or 'countdown' aspects of the book, or simply dip into it for individual lesson activities to fit in with their own programmes of work.

How to Write a Non Fiction Kindle EBook in 15 Days

Author: Akash Karia
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781508461890
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"I tried to write a non-fiction book once. It didn't sell. Within 15 minutes of reading this book I realized why."~ Phil Barth "As an author writing as from experience, Akash's steps are proven and easy to follow."~ Donna Hook "I love this book! Akash shows you a step by step [approach] to write a great Kindle book."~ Jonathan Li, bestselling author of Secrets of the Confident Speaker "I immediately made some changes [to my book] based on Akash's book."~ Hazel Wagner HAVE YOU ALWAYS SECRETLY WANTED TO WRITE A BEST-SELLING BOOK? Do you feel a rush of excitement when you think about making money from your words on the page? If so, you're just 15 days away from being able to make this dream into a reality. 80+ PROVEN TIPS & TOOLS TO HELP YOU WRITE A NON-FICTION KINDLE EBOOK THAT SELLS The prospect of creating and publishing your own book may seem a bit overwhelming. But by following the simple steps outlined below, you will bite off one piece of your project at a time – until you are a published author! In this step-by-step, day-by-day guide, you will discover how to: • Pick the best niche to maximize your sales • Quickly assess the demand and profitability of your book • Write your first draft – fast! • Craft powerful book titles that generate sales • Outsource your way to an irresistible cover that readers love • Triple your writing speed using simple techniques • Use ninja techniques to find people to review your books on Amazon • Take advantage of Amazon's promotional tools to catapult your book to bestseller status • and lots, lots more... "The book is well structured and offers excellent tips on not only how to write your book, but also how to promote it (which is the tough part!). It's a lot of work, but it's clear that Akash takes the experience seriously and has success to show for it."~Margaret La "Great book. This book is helping me immensely."~ John Harry Thomas "I am using this book to write my second ebook (my first one sold, but not as well as I'd like)...this is going to be just what I needed. I'm already learning techniques I never knew about. Excellent resource..."~ Paul Cola ABOUT THE AUTHOR Akash Karia is an internationally bestselling author who has twice been ranked the #1 Most Popular Business & Money author on Amazon. He earns a healthy passive income through his book sales, selling 100+ Kindle books per day. In this book, Akash reveals the exact process he uses to create, publish and promote his books so that you too can share your message with the world. When he is not writing or lazing on the beach with a good book in his hands, Akash travels the world speaking to businesses and governments on the topics of success psychology and peak performance.

How to Write a Memoir in 30 Days

Author: Roberta PHD Temes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1621451526
Format: PDF, ePub
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How to Write Your Memoir in 30 Days provides the framework for writers enthusiastic about telling their story, but wondering how to begin. Step-by-step techniques, culled from writers’ workshops taught by the author, are presented in a welcoming, non-intimidating style. The prospect of writing a book is not daunting when compartmentalized into thirty discrete assignments: Days 1 – 5 include exercises to identify major themes. Days 6 – 10 include exercises about plot. Days 11 – 15 include exercises about personalities. Days 16 – 20 include exercises about experiences. Days 21 – 25 include exercises that analyze responses to events. Days 26 – 30 include exercises that structure the story of the memoir. The book also includes information about publishers and literary agents, as well as information and resources about self-publishing. It also includes quick “clear communication” lessons about spelling and grammar. Perfect for today’s society, where we are all accustomed to celebrating each of life’s passages with a blog post and comfortable sharing our innermost feelings, How to Write a Memoir in 30 Days is a fun, easy guide to writing the next great memoir.

On Writing

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743455967
Format: PDF
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The author shares his insights into the craft of writing and offers a humorous perspective on his own experience as a writer.

Fast Fiction

Author: Denise Jaden
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 1608682544
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Writers flock to National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) each November because it provides a procrastination-busting deadline. But only a fraction of the participants meet their goal. Denise Jaden was part of that fraction, writing first drafts of her two published young adult novels during NaNoWriMo. In Fast Fiction, she shows other writers how to do what she did, step-by-step, writer to writer. Her process starts with a prep period for thinking through plot, theme, characters, and setting. Then Jaden provides day-by-day coaching for the thirtyday drafting period. Finally, her revision tips help writers turn merely workable drafts into compelling and publishable novels. A portion of publisher proceeds will be donated to National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons

Author: Siegfried Engelmann
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671631985
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With more than half a million copies in print, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is the definitive guide to giving your child the reading skills needed now for a better chance at tomorrow, while bringing you and your child closer together. Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you’ll do something wrong? Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is a complete, step-by-step program that shows patents simply and clearly how to teach their children to read. Twenty minutes a day is all you need, and within 100 teaching days your child will be reading on a solid second-grade reading level. It’s a sensible, easy-to-follow, and enjoyable way to help your child gain the essential skills of reading. Everything you need is here—no paste, no scissors, no flash cards, no complicated directions—just you and your child learning together. One hundred lessons, fully illustrated and color-coded for clarity, give your child the basic and more advanced skills needed to become a good reader.

Bird by Bird

Author: Anne Lamott
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 9780307424983
Format: PDF
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"A warm, generous and hilarious guide through the writer's world and its treacherous swamps." --Los Angeles Times Advice on writing and on life from an acclaimed bestselling author: "Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he'd had three months to write. It was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books on birds, immobilized by the hugeness of the task ahead. Then my father sat down beside him, put his arm around my brother's shoulder, and said, 'Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird.'"

It

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501142976
Format: PDF, Kindle
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They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they were grown-up men and women who had gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness. But none of them could withstand the force that drew them back to Derry, Maine to face the nightmare without an end, and the evil without a name.