A Writer's Notebook: Unlocking the Writer within You by Ralph FletcherA Writer's Notebook: Unlocking the Writer within You by Ralph Fletcher

A Writer's Notebook: Unlocking the Writer within You

byRalph Fletcher

Paperback | July 29, 2003

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Tap into your inner writer with this book of practical advice by the bestselling author of How Writers Work and the ALA Notable Book Fig Pudding.

Writers are just like everyone else—except for one big difference. Most people go through life experiencing daily thoughts and feelings, noticing and observing the world around them. But writers record these thoughts and observations. They react. And they need a special place to record those reactions.  

Perfect for classrooms, A Writer’s Notebook gives budding writers a place to keep track of all the little things they notice every day. Young writers will love these useful tips for how to use notes and jottings to create stories and poems of their own.

Ralph Fletcher has always been a special person for children's literature. He is the author of picture books, nonfiction, and novels for young readers. How to Write Your Life Story is the fifth book in Mr. Fletcher's series of instructional writing books, which includes A Writer's Notebook, Live Writing, How Writers Work, and Poetry Ma...
Title:A Writer's Notebook: Unlocking the Writer within YouFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.36 inPublished:July 29, 2003Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0380784300

ISBN - 13:9780380784301

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


From Our Editors

With A Writer’s Notebook, author Ralph Fletcher shows aspiring writers between the ages of eight and 12 how useful it is to carry a notebook in which to jot down ideas, conversations, dreams, memories and more. Using this concept as a springboard, Fletcher demonstrates how to turn ideas and descriptions into real pieces of good writing. This inspiring and enjoyable guide to the art of writing is the companion to Fletcher’s Live Writing.