On paper, plastic, or cloth; decorated with rubber stamps, stencils, and markers: get your work into print! Every lively page, bursting with boxed tips, full-color photos, and drawings, turns the publishing process into a fun adventure. These unique projects display dozens of creative ways to showcase words, from books to beyond. Want to write about someone you love? Put your thoughts on a memory frame around a photograph. Have a jewel of a poem? Copy it onto a sheet of shrinkable plastic, cut the words into cool shapes, stick them in the oven, and voila! They've become charms to hang on a bracelet. Light up language with a literary luminary, record a story on tape, fold an accordion book, and lots more. Plus: amazing writing secrets revealed; advice on making design decisions; inside info on famous authors; comments from real kids about how they get ideas; and more.
Baker & Taylor Provides suggestions on putting thoughts and feelings into writing, creating original books and other projects--from postcards to umbrellas--and submitting manuscripts for publication in more traditional media.