Covering many genres of writing--from romance and science fiction to mystery and adventure--this helpful guide teaches young readers the process of writing a gripping book from beginning to end. It outlines the writing process--from creating an original, memorable title and realistic characters to fashioning an unexpected plot twist with spellbinding suspense--to make a one-of-a-kind page-turner. Examples from well-known authors and published books as well as tips on how to get work noticed are also included.
Tish Farrell is a museum researcher and writer. She was awarded the White Raven (International Youth Library) Citation for "Jessicah the Mountain Slayer" and the Golden Duck Special Award (Children's Science Fiction) for "Write Your Own Science Fiction Story."