Rip the Page

Author: Karen Benke
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 1590308123
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Presents exercises and wordplay experiments to teach amateur writers how to enjoy writing creatively, and includes tips for finding inspiration, returning to old ideas with fresh perspectives, and retaining confidence in writing.

Leap Write In

Author: Karen Benke
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 1611800153
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"Writing is inspired by life, and life can be understood through writing. Get your writing to flow off the page by exploring the inner treasures of your life. This book presents an inward-bound adventure—a way to shake things up from the inside and unleash what you most need and want to say. Leap Write In!is a passport to the wild country of your expanding heart and widening imagination. Stamped on these pages are the exercises, ideas, and prompts that will help you to explore all the wacky, confusing, brave, soul-stirring wonderings and wanderings of your life in a way that will unleash your writing. The ideas, experiments, exercises, and lessons include- amp; • ON-THE-SPOT DROPS that offer quick "free-fall" prompts on different themes, such as short-winded poems and seven-line stories amp; • SURPRISE-YOURSELF SURVEYS for those who think they know everything about themselves amp; • STORY STANZAS that explore feelings and states of being like Fear, Compassion, Kindness, Anxiety, Anger, Jealousy, Happiness, and so on

Rip All the Pages

Author: Karen Benke
Publisher: Roost Books
ISBN: 9781611806571
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Creative writing prompts that will have you cutting, folding, tearing, and ripping the pages! 52 activities to make creative writing more active and fun for elementary-aged kids. This is the activity book for out-of-bounds creative writing fun. Full of zany, silly, and thoughtful prompts, this book will help you take your writing to new places, literally! Write a wish and fold it up into a paper crane; write a secret poem, then place it somewhere for a stranger to find; write your hopes and dreams, and then send them soaring as a paper airplane--there's no end to the imaginative ways to use words and paper. Unleash your creativity!

Write Back Soon

Author: Karen Benke
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 1611802687
Format: PDF, Docs
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Connect to your friends through handwritten notes, cards, letters, and postcards--an interactive workbook that encourages creative interactions between friends through the written word, complete with cross-outs, smudges, and parenthetical asides. Put down that smartphone and pick up a pen! Texting and e-mail have taken over our correspondence, but Karen Benke is ready to change that. Through prompts that invite penning short postcard-size notes, ideas for sending cards "just because," and inspired letter-writing exercises, Pass That Note! offers limitless possibilities for connecting with your friends in more personal, unique, and creative ways. Use the book for its letter-writing ideas, tear out pages to send to friends, or write in it as a journal to record big ideas for future correspondence. No matter how you use it, you'll be connecting with the people you care about the most in ways that are surprising, fun, and heartfelt. Contributors include: Neil Gaiman, Jon J Muth, Ruth Ozeki, Wendy Mass, Gary Snyder, Norman Fischer, Natalie Goldberg, Jane Hirshfield, Claire Dederer, Albert Flynn DeSilver, Alison Luterman, Sam Hamill, Ava Dellaira, Lucille Lang Day, and J. Ruth Gendler.

Once Upon A Time

Author: Annie Buckely
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811842273
Format: PDF, Docs
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Create a story using activity cards with headings such as How-to, Genre, Character, Setting, Action, Feeling, and Object.

Spilling Ink A Young Writer s Handbook

Author: Ellen Potter
Publisher: Flash Point
ISBN: 9781429933216
Format: PDF, Docs
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LEARN HOW TO WRITE LIKE THE EXPERTS, FROM THE EXPERTS. In Spilling Ink: A Young Writer's Handbook, you'll find practical advice in a perfect package for young aspiring writers. After receiving letters from fans asking for writing advice,accomplished authors Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter joined together to create this guidebook for young writers. The authors mix inspirational anecdotes with practical guidance on how to find a voice, develop characters and plot, make revisions, and overcome writer's block. Fun writing prompts will help young writers jump-start their own projects, and encouragement throughout will keep them at work.

Creative Writing for Kids volumes 1 4

Author: Amanda J Harrington
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1326547275
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This complete set of the Creative Writing for Kids series brings together four very distinct books, each with their own personality and overall theme. Creative Writing for Kids 1 is full of story starters, mini-stories, plans, comic strips and picture starters which are a good place to start with creative writing. Creative Writing for Kids 2 also has lots of fun story starters and ideas but also includes longer length activities which help children to work on more in-depth writing without being overwhelmed. Creative Writing for Kids 3: Winter Tales uses the themes of Winter, holidays, seasonal fun and familiar but exciting ideas to help children think and write creatively. Once upon a story... uses magical and fantastical ideas and imagery to encourage children to create their own stories about lands full of wizards and witches, goblins and giants. Both Winter Tales and Once upon a story... include longer projects as well as story starters and picture-based activities.

Creative Writing for Teens

Author: Amanda J Harrington
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1291940774
Format: PDF
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Creative Writing for Teens is part of the Creative Writing for Kids series. This series brings out the fun in creative writing and literacy, helping young people to develop creative thinking and gain new skills. The creative work is a combination of practical/technical exercises, such as leaflets and reports and imaginative writing with exciting and gripping story ideas. The work is fully guided with lots of example answers, including a detailed and immersive project at the end of the book. All the exercises have been used in real-life tuition and classes, with different ages and abilities, by students aged 13 to 19

101 Creative Writing Exercises

Author: Melissa Donovan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780615547855
Format: PDF
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101 Creative Writing Exercises takes you on an adventure through the world of creative writing. Explore different forms and genres by experimenting with fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Discover effective writing concepts, tools, and techniques. Create projects you can publish. Ideal for new and experienced writers alike, this book will enlighten and inspire you with exciting new ideas. Freewriting Journaling and Memoir Fiction and Storytelling Form Poetry and Free Verse Article and Blog Writing By Melissa Donovan, Founder and Editor of Writing Forward, a critically acclaimed blog packed with creative writing tips and ideas