Write Right!: Creative Writing Using Storytelling Techniques
Haven's breakthrough approach to creative writing begins with an improbable technique that does not involve writing. Coaching students to "start with 'storytelling," the author and storyteller shares a vital but often forgotten step of the creative process. His practical and detailed guide provides directions for 38 writing exercises that help students create powerful and dynamic fiction. All the steps -- from finding inspiration and creating believable characters to making the final edit -- are covered. Activities, coded for grades from primary through high school, can easily be adapted to other levels. A highly effective way to teach writing, this is an approach that makes writing fun for you and your students.