TITLE

Writing With Walter

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Scholastic Scope;11/2/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips from the author Walter Dean on how to create ideas for stories and characters which include on how to avoid writer's block, finding ideas and on formulating characters.
ACCESSION #
50987924

 

Related Articles

  • Foreign Bones, Japanese Flesh: Translations and the Emergence of Modern Children's Literature in Japan. Wakabayashi, Judy // Japanese Language & Literature;2008, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p227 

    The article discusses the evolution of modern children's literature in Japan. It outlines the situation prior to the introduction of foreign children's literature, the ways in which translators domesticated the unfamiliar imports and the shift from a moralistic orientation to pleasure reading....

  • CHARACTER, THEOPHRASTAN. HUME, K. // Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry & Poetics 4th Edition;6/2/2012, p224 

    Information about the Theophrastan Character is presented. It states that it is the mechanism which underlies how words refer to abstract ideals and generic types. It shows how vacillation exhibits itself via parallel tension between definition and description. It mentions that the subjects of...

  • Some seeds to start your fiction: To get ideas, think small and specific, says this accomplished author. Dufresne, John // Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.);Sep2008, Vol. 121 Issue 9, p37 

    This article offers advice to authors on how to develop fictional stories out of ideas that are smaller and more precise than the larger idea. Advice in the article includes writing exercises such as starting with a single line, starting with a list, and starting with a single character. The...

  • Get Started: How an idea became a short story. Bailey, Tom // Writer;Jun2005, Vol. 118 Issue 6, p13 

    This article focuses on the creation of a short story out of an idea. Background on the short story "Snow Dreams"; Visualization of the characters of a story; Admiration with several short story writers, including Raymond Carver.

  • Vatican bars U.S. Jesuit from teaching Christology.  // Christian Century;2/10/2009, Vol. 126 Issue 3, p16 

    The article discusses how American Catholic theologian Roger Haight was censured by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith from teaching Christology. It describes how Haight's unorthodox views on Christ's divinity, resurrection, and unique role as savior led to his censorship. Haight's...

  • Space for the Imagination. Pateman, Trevor // Journal of Aesthetic Education;Spring97, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p1 

    The article focuses on the impact of space for the imagination, by which when it needs time when thinking and imagination needs space. Accordingly, characterization in a novel is never complete as to leave no space for filling out, but novelist chooses scene to continue one's imagination....

  • Sam Resurrection. Gale, Dana Fitz // Skipping Stones;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p6 

    Details the story of the life of Sam Resurrection, a legendary character believed to have risen from the dead. Survival strategy; Changes witnessed by Resurrection in his lifetime; Battle waged to save the tribe's land; Devotion of life in pursuit of justice.

  • Everything I tell you is the truth--except the lies. Findley, Timothy // Journal of Canadian Studies;Summer96, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p154 

    Addresses the importance of historical figures, both real and invented, to novelists caught up in urgency and complexity of moral issues. Vagaries of poetic language; Embedding of the Bible in a novel that rewrites it; Question on the finality of fixed form and meaning.

  • "The arm lifted against me": Love, Terror and the Construction of Gender in Wieland. Scheiber, Andrew J. // Early American Literature;Sep91, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p173 

    Comments on the characterization of the story 'Wieland,' by Charles Brockden Brown. Context of the novel; Emphasis on the character of Clara, the narrator; Identity of Clara.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics