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Writing Mysteries, Movies, Monster Stories, and More

by Donna Guthrie

  • 167 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Millbrook Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language Arts - Composition & Creative Writing,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Literary form,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Authorship,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8015637M
    ISBN 100761314520
    ISBN 109780761314523
    OCLC/WorldCa44468958

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Mystery Writing Prompts. Your best friend has gone missing, and someone keeps leaving small reminders of them in your mailbox. You see someone approach to deliver something else, and your heart nearly stops when you recognize them. As stated above, we can fear something we don’t know, but a lot of monster stories start with monsters that are scary and then turn out to be nice.

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