The Writer s Notebook

Even award-winning writers begin with notes scrawled on the backs of old bills, on hotel stationery, and in spiral-bound notebooks. These humble beginnings are often awkward, halting, and unliterary. And they are usually kept private.

Author: Howard Junker

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: UCSC:32106016850502

Category: Authors, American

Page: 249

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Even award-winning writers begin with notes scrawled on the backs of old bills, on hotel stationery, and in spiral-bound notebooks. These humble beginnings are often awkward, halting, and unliterary. And they are usually kept private. Here sixteen acclaimed contemporary writers open their notebooks to reveal the first stages of their creative process.

A Writer s Notebook

From 1892, when he was eighteen, until 1949, when this book was first published, Somerset Maugham kept a notebook.

Author: W. Somerset Maugham

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781407074771

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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From 1892, when he was eighteen, until 1949, when this book was first published, Somerset Maugham kept a notebook. It is without doubt one of his most important works. Part autobiographical, part confessional, packed with observations, confidences, experiments and jottings it is a rich and exhilarating admission into this great writer's workshop

The Writer s Notebook II Craft Essays from Tin House

The collection includes essays that not only examine important craft aspects such as humor, suspense, and research but that also explore creating fractured and nonrealist narratives and the role of dream in fiction.

Author: Christopher Beha

Publisher: Tin House Books

ISBN: 9781935639473

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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The Writer's Notebook II offers aspiring authors sixteen insightful essays about the craft of writing by Tin House authors and summer workshop faculty members, including Aimee Bender, Steve Almond, Maggie Nelson, Karen Russell, Benjamin Percy, and others. The Writer's Notebook II continues in the tradition of The Writer's Notebook, featuring essays based on craft seminars from the Tin House Summer Writer's Workshop, as well as a variety of craft essays from Tin House magazine contributors and Tin House Books authors. The collection includes essays that not only examine important craft aspects such as humor, suspense, and research but that also explore creating fractured and nonrealist narratives and the role of dream in fiction. An engaging and enlightening read, The Writer's Notebook II is both a toolkit and an inspiration for any writer. The Writer’s Notebook II offers aspiring authors sixteen insightful essays about the craft of writing by Tin House authors and summer workshop faculty members, including Aimee Bender, Steve Almond, Maggie Nelson, Karen Russell, Benjamin Percy, and others.

Notebook Know how

Presents tips for elementary and middle school teachers on how to use writing notebooks to help students develop skills and habits associated with good writing.

Author: Aimee Elizabeth Buckner

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

ISBN: 9781571104137

Category: Education

Page: 136

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Presents tips for elementary and middle school teachers on how to use writing notebooks to help students develop skills and habits associated with good writing.

A Writer s Notebook 1854 1879 and Uncollected Writings

Geannoteerde uitgave van het materiaal dat de Engelse schrijfster (1819-188 0) bijeenbracht in haar notitieboeken, met niet eerder gepubliceerde artikelen

Author: George Eliot

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

ISBN: UOM:39015011565200

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 301

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Geannoteerde uitgave van het materiaal dat de Engelse schrijfster (1819-188 0) bijeenbracht in haar notitieboeken, met niet eerder gepubliceerde artikelen

The Writer s Notebook

An anthology of essays collects top-selected works from Tin House's Summer Writers Workshops and offers insight into writing strategies for a wide range of disciplines, in an anecdotal volume that includes pieces by such names as Jim ...

Author: Dorothy Allison

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105124192324

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 264

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An anthology of essays collects top-selected works from Tin House's Summer Writers Workshops and offers insight into writing strategies for a wide range of disciplines, in an anecdotal volume that includes pieces by such names as Jim Shepard, Aimee Bender, and D. A. Powell. Original.

A Writer s Notebook

It affords a remarkable take on the genesis of the work of one of the century's great English novelists."

Author: Anthony Powell

Publisher: William Heinemann

ISBN: UOM:39015050762403

Category: Novelists, English

Page: 169

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"Title for Oxford Anglo-Catholic Novel: Incense and Insensibility'Anthony Powell's writer's notebook is a striking document, both wonderfully witty and a fascinating insight into the workings of a great writer's mind, as he records observations, opinions, aphorisms, ideas for books and book titles. It affords a remarkable take on the genesis of the work of one of the century's great English novelists."

A Writer s Notebook

Provides practical advice on the art of writing poetry.

Author: Kimberly Weinberger

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:1036930749

Category: Poetry

Page: 112

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Provides practical advice on the art of writing poetry.

Using a Writer s Notebook Grades 3 4

Standards-based lessons support the traits of good writing while encouraging students to create and maintain a Writers Notebooka collection of cherished memories, stimulating conversations, thought-provoking ideas, colorful phrases, and ...

Author: Jane Webster

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 9781420625776

Category: Education

Page: 64

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Standards-based lessons support the traits of good writing while encouraging students to create and maintain a Writers Notebooka collection of cherished memories, stimulating conversations, thought-provoking ideas, colorful phrases, and helpful tips.

From the Writer s Notebook

This anthology of writing takes a tour of New Zealand as seen through the eyes of an impressive array of 80 literary luminaries including Dickens, Darwin, Conan Doyle, Kipling, and Louis Stevenson as well as other famous authors from China, ...

Author: Lydia Monin

Publisher: Raupo

ISBN: 0790011085

Category: New Zealand

Page: 212

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This anthology of writing takes a tour of New Zealand as seen through the eyes of an impressive array of 80 literary luminaries including Dickens, Darwin, Conan Doyle, Kipling, and Louis Stevenson as well as other famous authors from China, Japan, Poland, South America, Canada and all across Europe.

The Essential Writers Notebook

Inspired by the philosophy of Zen Buddhism, the book provides a complete step-by-step mini-course on how to write clearly and powerfully. Abundant lined pages can be used for writing practice.

Author: Natalie Goldberg

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.

ISBN: 0880882433

Category: Authorship

Page: 160

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This beautiful notebook, illustrated by the author's own paintings, provides the perfect opportunity for would-be writers, as well as those seeking a fresh approach to their work, to learn simple techniques that will help them master the basics of the craft. Inspired by the philosophy of Zen Buddhism, the book provides a complete step-by-step mini-course on how to write clearly and powerfully. Abundant lined pages can be used for writing practice.

Tangier

An account of the author's Moroccan experiences between 1962 and 1974.

Author: Angus Stewart

Publisher: Hutchinson Radius

ISBN: UOM:39015014643210

Category: Authors, English

Page: 239

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An account of the author's Moroccan experiences between 1962 and 1974.

Breathing In Breathing Out

Ralph Fletcher takes a probing look into the nature of a writer's notebook, examining what it is, how writers use it, and what makes it tick.

Author: Ralph J. Fletcher

Publisher: Boynton/Cook

ISBN: UOM:39015041281711

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 99

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Ralph Fletcher takes a probing look into the nature of a writer's notebook, examining what it is, how writers use it, and what makes it tick.

The Writer s Notebook

It's the Notebook that will make writing easier. This is one of the notebooks of a series called ''The Books in Still-Life Photography''. Writing notes, ideas, thoughts allows everybody to stop and think.

Author: Isabella Ram

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798714474392

Category:

Page: 110

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It's the Notebook that will make writing easier. This is one of the notebooks of a series called ''The Books in Still-Life Photography''. Writing notes, ideas, thoughts allows everybody to stop and think. And having a notebook with pictures will certainly help because images stimulate thoughts and ideas.Pages are lined. The size (B6: 176mmx125mm) is perfect to be used in all situations: it's not too big, not too small. The notebook can be used for journaling, writing, taking notes, organising lists and as a scrapbook.

Lessons for the Writer s Notebook

Mirroring the approach and three-part lesson structure of TQW's ready-to-use lessons, the Lessons for the Writer's Notebook offers an alternative launch cycle for introducing your TQWcurriculum.

Author: Ralph J. Fletcher

Publisher: Firsthand

ISBN: 0325009120

Category: Education

Page: 52

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Writer's notebooks can be powerful assets for any writing teacher. They provide a high-comfort, "hot-house" environment where students' writing can flourish. Lessons for the Writer's Notebook by Ralph Fletcher and JoAnn Portalupi provides a series of proven lessons that will help you introduce the writer's notebook into your classroom, sustain it in your curriculum, and eventually guide students to transition from the privacy of the notebook to public, finished pieces of writing. Whether used as a stand-alone resource in your literacy block, or as an alternative launch cycle in your Teaching the Qualities of Writing (TQW) curriculum, Lessons for the Writer's Notebook will inspire your students to pick up a pen and imagine the writing possibilities. Lessons for the Writer's Notebook includes: Lesson Cards 20 ready-to-use lessons exemplar text graphic organizers Author Chats CD quick audio clips from Ralph explain how he uses his writer's notebook Teacher's Guide Notebook's philosophy planning charts teaching tips Lessons for the Writer's Notebook and Teaching the Qualities of Writing (TQW) While Lessons for the Writers Notebook will support any writing curriculum, it is ideally suited to reinforce and extend Portalupi and Fletcher's Teaching the Qualities of Writing (TQW). Mirroring the approach and three-part lesson structure of TQW's ready-to-use lessons, the Lessons for the Writer's Notebook offers an alternative launch cycle for introducing your TQW curriculum. Together, Notebook and TQW will improve the quality of your students' writing while it develops your ability to read and assess their work.

A Writer s Notebook

Tap into your inner writer with this book of practical advice by the bestselling author of How Writers Work and the ALA Notable Book Fig Pudding.

Author: Ralph Fletcher

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780062014931

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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Tap into your inner writer with this book of practical advice by the bestselling author of How Writers Work and the ALA Notable Book Fig Pudding. Writers are just like everyone else—except for one big difference. Most people go through life experiencing daily thoughts and feelings, noticing and observing the world around them. But writers record these thoughts and observations. They react. And they need a special place to record those reactions. Perfect for classrooms, A Writer’s Notebook gives budding writers a place to keep track of all the little things they notice every day. Young writers will love these useful tips for how to use notes and jottings to create stories and poems of their own.

A Writer s Notebook

Save yourself dozens of serious mistakes and years of wasted effort! This book is the bottom line on all aspects of the writer's experience.

Author: John E. Scherber

Publisher:

ISBN: 0983258287

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 316

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A WRITER'S NOTEBOOK: Everything I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was Starting Out. Learning to write well is a solitary and often frustrating task, but help is on the way. Here is the distilled experience of 50 years of writing (and writer's block) that covers the following in detail, as well as 21 other topics: CharacterPlotSetting DialogPoint of ViewVoice & Tone Self-publishingFinding an AgentPromotion The author shares his experience in writing and publishing 19 books. Save yourself dozens of serious mistakes and years of wasted effort! This book is the bottom line on all aspects of the writer's experience.