Personal Fiction Writing: A Guide to Writing from Real Life for Teachers, Students, & Writers
By Meredith Sue Willis revised second edition 248 pp.
Personal Fiction Writing treats the writing of fiction as a natural process that anyone can do with pleasure. The book includes more than 400 writing assignments based on such essential topics as: describing place, people, and action; writing dialogues and monologues; and developing structure. Each chapter has numerous examples by student and adult writers. For this edition, Willis has added a new chapter, “Shaping Longer Works.” “A terrific resource for the classroom teacher as well as the novice writer.”—Harvard Educational Review