Description - Writing from Start to Finish by Kate Grenville
Do you find yourself staring at a blank piece of paper, waiting for the words to pour out? If you find writing difficult, this book is for you. Award-winning novelist Kate Grenville shares her method-the 'Six Steps' approach to writing. Whether you're writing a short story, essay, review or report, you can follow the same six steps every time. The steps include: * How to get ideas * How to plan your writing * How to revise. Don't worry. Along the way, Kate provides plenty of examples and hands-on, step-by-step guidance to help get you going-and keep you going. She also includes a quick guide to grammar and an exam kit for last-minute revision. Written in consultation with educational experts, and with a very user-friendly approach, this is an ideal guide for high school students-but it's also full of practical tips to inspire writers of all ages. Many how-to-write books make writing sound hard-this one will give you the confidence to know you can do it. and practical instructions on how to improve their writing.
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(226mm x 176mm x 14mm)
Allen & Unwin
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Author Biography - Kate Grenville
Kate Grenville is one of Australia's best-known authors. Her novels have won many awards both in Australia and the UK, several have been made into major feature films, and all have been translated into European and Asian languages.
Kate Grenville was born in Sydney, Australia. After completing an Arts degree at Sydney University she worked in the film industry (mainly as an editor) before living in the UK and Europe for several years and starting to write.
In 1980 she went to the USA and completed an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Colorado, where her teachers included Ron Sukenick, Robert Steiner and Steve Katz. On her return to Australia in 1983 she worked at the Subtitling Unit for SBS Television. In 1984 her first book, a collection of stories - Bearded Ladies - was published.
Kate Grenville has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of New South Wales, the University of Sydney, and Macquarie University.