No matter how old you are, there’s nothing quite like a skillfully narrated, beautifully illustrated children’s book. I’m sure my fellow grown-ups will remember the magic of books like Green Eggs and Ham and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs — and want to share that same magic with their own kids (or students or neighbors or nieces and nephews)….
It’s important to revise and edit your work, but it can be a difficult process for kids and even adults to do properly. We’ll go over 7 steps to help you show kids how to self-edit their writing so they can eventually do it on their own.
The hardest thing about writing a story is coming up with a brilliant idea that will amaze and astonish readers around the world. And we’re not talking about those typical ‘boy meets girl’ or those ‘once upon a time there lived a boy’ kind of stories. We’re talking about stories that will take over your reader’s lives. That will have students analysing your characters in classrooms and have Hollywood directors fighting over it to make a movie of your idea. Oh, but all that sounds impossible. Does an idea like that even exist? Well… It’s not completely impossible that’s for sure! After all, you only need one brilliant story idea. One story idea that could possibly change the lives of millions and make you a legendary author. So, now all you need is that one brilliant idea and your set! Don’t worry we’re not going to leave you hanging there – This post contains over 20 techniques on how to come with story ideas that will amaze your readers! Just keep on reading and you’ll find that amazing story idea in no time.
Crossword puzzles have long been thought of as something that older folks do when they have some free time. It was almost unheard of to see children working on a crossword puzzle, but thank goodness those days are over. Crossword puzzles have a ton of positive benefits for kids, so we’re glad to see an uprise in children doing crossword puzzles in and out of schools.
Where do I even start? That’s the overwhelming thought that comes across most aspiring writers when they want to write their own book. It doesn’t matter if you want to write a picture book and a novel – the problem is always the same. The goal of this article is to teach beginners on how to write a story, from having a simple idea to publishing your complete story. Let’s get started on writing your first story with our step-by-step guide.