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Win Seize the Story: A Handbook for Teens Who Like to Write


Are you a teen who likes to write? Or just someone who likes to write? Or someone who knows someone who likes to write? Well, then, I have an awesome giveaway for you!

Do you wish you had a published writer's secrets at your fingertips, ready to help you achieve your goals of publication, success, and the chance to be the next great teen writer? In Seize the Story: A Handbook for Teens Who Like to Write, Victoria Hanley, award-winning author of young adult fiction, spills the secrets for bringing action, adventure, humor, and drama to stories. All of the elements of fiction, from creating believable dialogue to exciting plots, are laid out clearly and illustrated with examples taken straight from story excerpts by excellent writers. The book is packed with writing exercises designed to encourage teens to tell the stories that are theirs alone.

In addition, other published authors of young adult literature share their insights about the writing life. Teens can gain firsthand advice from accomplished writers T. A. Barron, Joan Bauer, Hilari Bell, Chris Crutcher, David Lubar, Lauren Myracle, Todd Mitchell, Nancy Garden, and many more.

(3) lucky winners will receive Seize the Story: A Handbook for Teens Who Like to Write by Victoria Hanley
courtesy of Prufrock Press Inc.

Other details:
  • US/Canadian mailing addresses only.
  • Contest ends 11/11/11, at 9 p.m. EST.
Remember, you must complete the form to be entered, and only one form submission per person will be counted. If you have any questions about this contest, see my contest policy, or contact me and ask away.

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