9780435087142

After the End

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  • ISBN13:

    9780435087142

  • ISBN10:

    0435087142

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1992-12-07
  • Publisher: HEINEMAN

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Summary

At a time when the writing process is sometimes viewed as a seven-step recipe, with revision one of those steps, author Barry Lane inspires language arts teachers to approach the subject with flexibility and playfulness.

Author Biography

BARRY LANE has taught writing at the University of New Hampshire, founded a literacy program in Vermont prisons, and worked as a writer in residence in hundreds of elementary and secondary school classrooms throughout the country. Barry is nationally known for his dynamic, hands-on workshops on writing and revision and his popular writing books, After "The End", published by Heinemann, Discovering the Writer Within, Writing as a Road to Self Discovery (Writer's Digest Books), The Portfolio Sourcebook (Vermont Portfolio Institute), and his tape of original fairy tale songs, Lane's Recycled Fairy Tales (New World Records).

Table of Contents

acknowledgments ix
Shedding the Teacher Skin 1(10)
part one Creating a Language of Craft 11(122)
one Good writing is good questions Turning questions into leads
11(10)
two More than wallpaper Using details to develop focus and meaning
21(10)
three Snapshots and thoughtshots
31(22)
four Don't make a scene! Build one
53(12)
five Explode a moment and shrink a century Playing with time
65(16)
six Friction or nonfriction Finding form in writing and reading
81(22)
seven Don't fix my story, just listen to me A guide to conferencing and codependency
103(16)
eight Re-entering a draft
119(14)
part two The Writer's Struggle 133(82)
nine But what if I can't freewrite? Distinct styles of revision
133(14)
ten See Dick revise. Revise, Dick, revise. (Revising basal readers)
147(10)
eleven Voice and choice: Nurturing voice and tone in student writing
157(12)
twelve I probably shouldn't hand this to an English teacher: Risk and writing
169(8)
thirteen Words in collision Revising poems
177(10)
fourteen Befriending the language
187(8)
fifteen When is it done?
195(10)
sixteen The writing doctor Index to a few writing ailments
205(10)
works cited 215(2)
list of recommended reading 217(4)
a note from the author 221(2)
index 223

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