Live Writing

  • Title:Live Writing: Breathing Life into Your Words
  • Author:Ralph Fletcher
  • Publication Date:May 1999
  • Grade Level:K-3
  • ISBN:9780380797011
  • Publisher:HarperTrophy

This book is based on the simple idea that every writer has a "tool box." Instead of awls and hammers, a writer's toolbox contains words, imagination, a love of books, a sense of story, and ideas for how to make the writing live and breathe. I wrote this book to give you some practical strategies to throw into your toolbox. I hope you'll try them, because these are ideas that can make you a better writer.

This book is titled Live Writing, and you may be wondering what I mean by that. Most of us have read (and written!) the opposite kind of writing-dull, drab language that sounds about as interesting as a city phone book. By "live writing" I mean the kind of writing that has a current running through it-energy, electricity, juice. When we read "live writing", the words seem to lift off the page and burrow deep inside us.

_____________________________________________________________________________________

Author Bio

Ralph Fletcher has been a mentor to teachers and young writers everywhere. Ralph frequently works with young writers in schools, and speaks at education conferences in the U.S. and abroad, helping teachers find wiser ways of teaching writing.

List Price $5.99
Your Price $4.80
You Save $1.19

Customer Reviews

Write a Review

Rating  



Review  
Name  
Email Address