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Writing Action - A Book of Writing Prompts

Author(s): San Francisco Writers' Grotto

Activity (All Ages)

A fill-in book from the San Francisco Writers' Grotto, authors of the best-selling 642 Things series. Focus on a single aspect of the craft of writing with help from the San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Writing Action kicks off with a foreword by an award-winning author and journalist Bonnie Tsui, who offers pointers for creating page-turning prose. The rest of the book consists of prompts and space to write, providing opportunities to explore how both high-stakes and low-key moments can be action-packed. Among other ideas, you'll be asked to write an account of: a highly competitive game of hopscotch 
an orange being peeled as if it were the last one on earth 
a car ride with an overly confident student driver 
a meal prepared by a cook who is really depressed 
the step-by-step process of opening a long-awaited piece of mail 
Perfectly sized to take to a caf , on vacation, or on your morning commute, this book is designed for practicing your creative writing a little bit at a time.Special FeaturesPaperback with textured cover stock, flaps, and a lay-flat bindingAdvice from a published writer, followed by fill-in prompts and space to writePart of a collection of single-subject writing prompt books by the San Francisco Writers' Grotto Check out the other books in the Lit Starts series: Writing Character, Writing Dialogue, and Writing Humor


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General Fields

  • : 9781419738302
  • : Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • : Abrams Noterie
  • : September 2019
  • : --- length: - '20.3' width: - '13.3' units: - Centimeters
  • : September 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : San Francisco Writers' Grotto
  • : Other printed item
  • : English
  • : 96