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Writing Action (Lit Starts): A Book of Writing Prompts

Part of the Lit Starts series
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A book of writing prompts 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 think, 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 Take to a cafe, on vacation, or on your morning commute, and practice your creative writing a little bit at a time.Special FeaturesAdvice from a published writer, followed by promptsPart 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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Product Details
1647009693 / 9781647009694
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96 pages
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