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Literary Arts

Here are some general resources to get you started. For more specific information, please ask a librarian.

What's Your Story?: A Young Person's Guide to Writing Fiction

What's Your Story?: A Young Person's Guide to Writing Fiction

Discusses how to write fiction, exploring such aspects as character, plot, point of view, dialogue, endings, and revising.

Spilling Ink: A Young Writer's Handbook

Spilling Ink: A Young Writer's Handbook

A how-to guide for upper elementary and middle school children who want to write fiction, including numerous examples.

Just Write: Here's How

Just Write: Here's How

The author offers examples from his own experiences on what is needed to become a writer.