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by Gail Carson Levine
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SakuraMorimoto
SakuraMorimoto rated it 7 years ago
a good book for ideas...a little poor when it comes to actual techinques....
SakuraMorimoto
SakuraMorimoto rated it 7 years ago
a good book for ideas...a little poor when it comes to actual techinques....
kyleInMotion
kyleInMotion rated it 7 years ago
For a how to write book, this is really funny. And her advice is really good, the whole just get it done and fix it later thing always bears repeating. Fun writing exercises too.
melissawritergrrlreads
melissawritergrrlreads rated it 8 years ago
I think that I would have LOVED this book if I was stil 10 years old. It's a cute book, definitely inspiring for a young wannabe writer, but written for a much younger reader.
TsalagiWriter
TsalagiWriter rated it 9 years ago
I. Love. This. Book. Writing Magic is not the type of book on writing that tells you how to write. It is more a book of writing prompts and exercises. Mrs. Levine doesn't tell you how to write, she just gives you advice and examples of things like writing in the third person, or writing details in y...
Author Beth Revis
Author Beth Revis rated it 11 years ago
This book is good for younger readers first trying out their chops in writing.
debnance
debnance rated it 14 years ago
I'd have to field test this with its target audience before I could really fairly evaluate this book. I got annoyed at Levine's habit of illustrating every writing tip with an example from her own writing. The writing starts at the end of each chapter felt too structured to me. But, then again, I'm ...
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