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Leap Write In!: Adventures in Creative Writing to Stretch & Surprise Your One-Of-A-Kind Mind

At a Glance

  • Created especially for tweens, teens
  • Learn how to focus your energy into creative writing
  • Use the prompts in this book to guide your emotions into poems, shorts, sketches ad more

Invite your jittery mind into quiet slips of timed or untimed writing experiments that are designed to encourage your timid heart to forge forgotten feelings and entice your shy-self to make friends with emerging emotions. With a bounty of prompts to select from, you’ll be inspired to explore all the wacky, confusing, brave, soul-stirring wonderings and wanderings of your emerging life’s inner treasure in a way that’s sure to unleash what you most need to say. In this book you’ll find: 

   •  On-the-Spot Drops that offer quick “free-fall” prompts on different themes, such as short-winded poems and seven-line stories.  

   •  Mini Memoirs to unlock personal narrative to share, or not. 

   •  Suddenly a Story suggestions to explore feelings and states of being like fear, reluctance, compassion, kindness, anxiety, anger, jealousy, happiness, and more. 

   •  Surprise Yourself Surveys for those who think they know everything about themselves. 

   •  Untie-Your-Mind Word Lists to jump-start stalled imaginations. 

   •  Definition Decoders to introduce new ideas and styles of writing. 

Created especially for tweens, teens, and other earthlings, this book provides you with a chance to create imaginative poems, stories, fragments, and real-life on-the-spot sketches. All that’s required is that you take a breath, relax, reset, and leap write in!

Product Details

  • Date available: 09/28/2016
  • Publication date: 04/02/2013
  • Return policy: 30 days

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The following items are not returnable: Hollywood Creative Directories, DVDs (opened), and Gift Certificates.

Meet the Author: Karen Benke

Karen Benke is the author of a small collection of poems (Sister, 2004) and three popular creative writing adventure books for kids and kids at heart, all published by Roost Books/Shambhala and distributed by Penguin Random House: Rip the Page! (2010); Leap Write In! (2013); Write Back Soon! Adventures in Letter Writing (2015). A long time California Poet in the Schools, she leads creative writing playshops in Northern California and New York City and partners with Handwritten. For more info visit www.karenbenke.com.

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