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A Writer's Story: From Life to Fiction (Hardcover)


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In a companion book to "What's Your Story? A Young Person's Guide to Writing Fiction," award-winning novelist Marion Dane Bauer explores the conscious and unconscious ways in which her life experiences and emotions have influenced her writing. This vivid, personal account is a fascinating true story of inspiration, thought, research, and hours of hard work. "A Writer's Story" will intrigue and inspire young people who think they might like to become writers themselves. Index of stories and novels discussed.

About the Author

Marion Dane Bauer has written more than one hundred children's books, including picture books, easy readers, early chapter books, and novels. She won a Newbery Honor for On My Honor, a middle grade coming-of-age story. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Praise For…

"A documentary of creativity full of moving and amusing anecdotes that keep readers involved." School Library Journal
Product Details
ISBN: 9780395720943
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: September 18th, 1995
Pages: 144