Writing Magic by Gail Carson Levine audiobook

Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly

By Gail Carson Levine
Read by Gail Carson Levine

HarperCollins
3.35 Hours Unabridged
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Fairy-tale master Gail Carson, the bestselling author of Ella Enchanted, guides writers of all ages on how to develop their craft, with practical advice and heartfelt encouragement. 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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Summary

Summary

Fairy-tale master Gail Carson, the bestselling author of Ella Enchanted, guides writers of all ages on how to develop their craft, with practical advice and heartfelt encouragement.

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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This book is packed with ideas and suggestions about beginnings and endings, settings, plots, and character development—and these are just a few of the topics covered…Young writers will be encouraged to write, to write more, to have fun, and to save what has been written. A good resource for young writers and one that adult writers may enjoy as well. Writing Magic is an entertaining and very informative book that will motivate beginning writers to write and, most importantly, to have fun.” Children’s Literature
“This book will provide some helpful suggestions for those YAs already interested in the writing process.” KLIATT
“The tone is friendly and direct, getting quickly to the point in each short chapter, which closes with writing prompts. Levine encourages readers to take their work seriously while remembering to have fun. An informative and encouraging must-read for young writers.” School Library Journal

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Author Bio: Gail Carson Levine

Author Bio: Gail Carson Levine

Gail Carson Levine is an author of fiction and nonfiction for young adults. Her first book for children, Ella Enchanted, won a Newbery Honor and was made into a feature-length film starring Anne Hathaway. Her other books have been named best book of the year by Publishers Weekly and School Library Journal and been named an ALA Notable Book, among other acclaim.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 3.35
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English