Picture Writing (Write for Kids Library)
An interactive and innovative resource provides children with the necessary tools and techniques to unleash and enhance their creativity in writing by concentrating on the selection of every word, image, and phrase to construct evocative characters, settings, and plots driven by description. Original.
- ASIN: 1582970726
Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition: A Hands-On Guide From Story Creation to Publication
Master the Art of Writing Enthralling Tales for the Youngest pre-and emerging readers! Fully updated and thoroughly revised, Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition is the go-to resource for writers crafting stories for children ages two to eight. You'll learn the unique set of skills it takes to bring your story to life by using tightly focused text and leaving room for the illustrator to be creative. Award-winning author Ann Whitford Paul helps you develop the skills you need by walking you through techniques and exercises specifically for picture book writers. You'll find:Instruction on generating ideas, creating characters, point-of-view, beginnings and endings, plotting, word count, rhyme, and moreUnique methods for using poetic techniques to enrich your writingHands-on revision exercises (get out your scissors, tape, and highlighters) to help identify problems and improve your picture book manuscriptsUpdated tips for researching the changing picture book market, approaching publishers, working with an agent, and developing a platformAll new quizzes and examples from picture books throughoutNew chapters cover issues such as page turns, agents, and self-publishingWhether you're just starting out as a picture book writer or have tried unsuccessfully to get your work...
- ASIN: 1440353751
- UPC: 035313670473
Drawing Words and Writing Pictures: Making Comics: Manga, Graphic Novels, and Beyond
- Brand: First Second
- ASIN: 1596431318
Screenplay: Writing the Picture, 2nd Edition
Screenplay is a complete screenwriting coursefrom initial idea through final script saleproviding in-depth discussions of theme development; story research; script plotting and structuring; character development; dialogue; writing and rewriting methods; formatting; the ins and outs of marketing and pitching scripts; writing for TV, the Web and video games, and much more. Well-written, comprehensive and filled with both innovative and tried-and-true writing techniques, illustrative screenplay examples and sage advice from veteran writers, Screenplay will help novices as well as working screenwriters improve and sell their scripts. The second edition of this popular manual is completely revised, reflecting current film industry practices, and includes new chapters on such subjects as Webisodes and video games, as well as updates to its many examples.
- Brand: Silman-James Press
- ASIN: 1935247069
Pacon 2656 Newsprint Handwriting Paper, Picture Story, 7/8" x 7/16" x 7/16" Ruled 9" x 12", Ruled Short, 500 Sheets
Clean White newsprint printed on both sides with 5-1/2" blank space at the top of the sheet. Ruled 7/8" the short way with a 7/16" dotted midline and 7/16" skip space. Measures 9" x 12". includes 500 sheets per ream.
- Color: Story Ruled Newsprint
- Brand: PACON
- ASIN: B002MHWZF2
- UPC: 787463928224
Using Picture Books to Teach Writing With the Traits: K-2: An Annotated Bibliography of More Than 150 Mentor Texts With Teacher-Tested Lessons
Good teachers have long recognized the power of using picture books as models of good writing. The short, focused, and tightly woven text mirrors the kind of writing they want their students to be doing. In this essential resource, the authors have organized by trait more than 150 annotations of new and classic books that will delight young studentsNand inspire powerful writing. Peppered throughout are 18 step-by-step, trait-focused lessons based on specific books. For use with Grades K-2.
- Brand: Scholastic
- ASIN: 0545025117
- UPC: 078073025114
Writing with Pictures: How to Write and Illustrate Children's Books
Writing with Pictures is a step-by-step guide to creating children’s books. It offers advice covering a book's preliminary stages through publication, and describes how to tell a story visually, develop settings, and draw characters.
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 0823059359
Writing Picture Books: A Hands-On Guide from Story Creation to Publication
Create engaging stories for the youngest readers! Writing picture books takes a unique set of skills. After all, you only have thirty-two pages to bring your story to life for readers ages two to eight, and the adults in their lives. Your text must be tightly focused yet leave room for illustrations to tell part of the story. And, of course, picture books should be a joy to read aloud. Award-winning author Ann Whitford Paul helps you develop the skills you need by walking you through techniques and exercises specifically for picture book writers. You'll find:Instruction on generating ideas, creating characters, point of view, beginnings and endings, plotting, word count, rhyme, and moreUnique methods for using poetic techniques to enrich your writing and make your manuscript singHands-on revision exercises (get out your scissors, tape, and highlighters) to help you identify problems and improve your picture book manuscriptsTips on researching the picture book market and approaching publishersWhether you're just starting out as a picture book writer or have tried unsuccessfully to get your work published, Writing Picture Books is just what you need to craft picture books that will appeal to young readers and parents, agents, and editors.
- Brand: Writer's Digest
- ASIN: 1582975566
- UPC: 035313644955
Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels
Best-selling Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis reveals the comic book writing secrets behind his work on The Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, All-New X-Men, and more.One of the most popular writers in modern comics, Brian Michael Bendis reveals the tools and techniques he and other top creators use to create some of the most popular comic book and graphic novel stories of all time. Words for Pictures shows readers the creative methods of a writer at the very top of his field. Bendis guides aspiring creators through each step of the comics-making process—from idea to script to finished sequential art—for fan favorite comics like The Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, Uncanny X-Men, and more. Along the way, tips and insights from other working writers, artists, and editors provide a rare, extensive look behind the creative curtain of the comics industry. With script samples, a glossary of must-know business terms for writers, and interactive comics-writing exercises, Words for Pictures provides the complete toolbox needed to jump start the next comics-writing success story.
- ASIN: 0770434355
Mastering Comics: Drawing Words & Writing Pictures Continued
A new course of material to accompany First Second's widely acclaimed 2008 comics textbook. In their hotly anticipated follow-up to 2008's comics textbook Drawing Words & Writing Pictures, School of Visual Arts cartooning professors Matt Madden and Jessica Abel bring their expertise to bear on the "second semester" of a course of study for the budding cartoonist. Covering advanced topics such as story composition, coloring, and file formatting, Mastering Comics is a vital companion to the introductory content of the first volume.
- ASIN: 1596436174
Using Picture Books To Teach Writing With The Traits (Scholastic Teaching Strategies, Grades 3 and Up)
Using high-quality picture books as models for writing is not a new concept. But using them to help students apply the traits of writing-ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, conventions, and presentation-is. This essential resource contains over 200 teacher-friendly annotations on new and classic books, organized by trait. It also contains plenty of step-by-step, trait-focused lessons based on specific books, which can be followed directly or easily adapted. For use with Grades 3 and Up.
- Brand: Scholastic
- ASIN: 0439556872
- UPC: 858160501116
Writing for the Web: Creating Compelling Web Content Using Words, Pictures, and Sound
With Writing for the Web, you’ll learn everything you need to know to create effective Web content using words, pictures, and sound. Follow along as instructor and writer Lynda Felder combines easy-to-follow guidelines with photographs, lists, and tables to illustrate the key concepts behind writing nonlinear, interactive stories; creating succinct and clear copy; and working compelling images, motion graphics, and sound into your content. Many books offer instruction on how to use software programs to build Web sites, podcasts, and illustrations. But only Writing for the Web explains when and why an author might choose an illustration over a photograph, motion graphics over text, or a slice of Beethoven’s Fifth over the sound of a bubbling brook. Focusing on storytelling techniques that work best for digital media, this book describes the essential skills and tools in a Web author’s toolbox, including a thorough understanding of grammar and style, a critical eye for photography, and an ear for just the right sound byte for a podcast. This clearly written guide provides a fun and practical approach to Web writing that busy students and writers will be eager to learn and explore. Uses concise, straight-to-the-point style to illustrate techniques for writing sharp and fo...
- ASIN: 0321794435
Writing in Pictures: Screenwriting Made (Mostly) Painless
Writing in Pictures is a refreshingly practical and entertaining guide to screenwriting that provides what is lacking in most such books: a clear, step-by-step demonstration of how to write a screenplay.Seasoned screenwriter and writing teacher Joseph McBride breaks down the process into a series of easy, approachable tasks, focusing on literary adaptation as the best way to learn the basics and avoiding the usual formulaic approach. With its wealth of useful tips, along with colorful insights from master screenwriters past and present, this book is invaluable for anyone who wants to learn the craft of screen storytelling.CONTENTSIntroduction: Who Needs Another Book on Screenwriting? Part I: Storytelling1: So Why Write Screenplays?2: What Is Screenwriting? 3: Stories: What They Are and How to Find Them4: Ten Tips for the Road Ahead Part II: Adaptation5: Breaking the Back of the Book: or, The Art of AdaptationSTEP 1: THE STORY OUTLINE6: Research and Development STEP 2: THE ADAPTATION OUTLINE7: The Elements of ScreenwritingSTEP 3: THE CHARACTER BIOGRAPHY8: Exploring Your Story and How to Tell ItSTEP 4: THE TREATMENT Part III: Production9: Who Needs Formatting?10: Actors Are Your Medium 11: Dialogue as ActionSTEP 5: THE STEP OUTLINE12: The Final Script13: Epilogue: Breaking int...
- ASIN: 030774292X
The Picture of Dorian Gray
- Brand: Wilde Oscar
- ASIN: 1515190994
Samsill Writing Notebook Journal with Customizable Clear View Photo / Insert Pocket Cover, Hardcover, 4 Inch x 6 Inch, 120 Lined Sheets (240 Pages), Black
Explore your creativity or keep track of important information with our personalized Hardcover Notebook Journal with Clear View Cover. A notebook journal can be a great option for making shopping lists, jotting down notes in school or meetings, writing down those all-important wedding plans, and for all those oodles and doodles you like to draw. The possibilities are as limitless! Plain notebook covers can be boring and dull. With our customizable notebook journals, you can showcase your style and personality by adding your own photo, that of your family or friends, or anything that interests you. This journaling notebook features a clear view pocket on the front that allows you to customize it with up to 4"x6" images or fun designer inserts to give a unique look. This daily journal features a durable PU material hardcover with acid-free pages, which makes it highly durable and a great way to treasure your valuable ideas, thoughts, and other important notes. To add more durability and professional look, it is accented with a black stitch detailing around the perimeter. Perfect for daily use, this journal notebook consists of 120 white and lined sheets (240 pages) and a soft black bookmark to keep your place and quickly open the desired page. This unique journal is provided with a...
- Color: Black
- Brand: Samsill
- ASIN: B06XDDDQYW
- UPC: 050362223302
Story Paper A Draw and Write Journal 150 Pages 8.5 x 11: Elementary Primary Notebook with picture space and primary writing lines, kindergarten through third grade
Glossy 8.5 x 11 Cover with 150 Pages. Each page features six primary writing lines and a picture box for illustration.
- ASIN: 1721939261
How to Create a Successful Children's Picture Book
Best-selling author Bobbie Hinman tells you how she created, self-published and sold over 55,000 copies of her award-winning children’s picture books. You will learn to identify and write for your target audience, create interesting characters that children will love, select and work with an illustrator, editor and graphic designer, understand the impact of book signings and school visits, learn the pros and cons of seeking awards and reviews, and employ creative marketing ideas that really work.
- ASIN: 0978679199
Draw and Write Journal: A book of writing and drawing paper for elementary-aged children
It is your turn to be the author and illustrator of your very own book! Write your own story or create an illustrated journal with this professionally bound soft-cover book. Each page of this book has an area for original drawings or photos, and lined spaces for handwriting practice. The high-quality paper is white, not newsprint, and is ideal for pencils, crayons, markers, or glue-stick. These lined area for writing conforms to both D’Nealian and Zaner-Bloser handwriting programs. The book contains 50 double-sided 8.5"X11" pages. Help foster self-expression, creativity and literacy in kindergarten through grade 3 students.
- ASIN: 1533092168
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