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					How to Write a Book in 8 Easy Steps
By Carol Mattox

Step 1 Getting Ideas
• A. Brainstorming • B. S.C.A.M.P.E.R. • 1. Substitute • 2. Combine • 3. Adapt • 4.Magnify, minify, modify • 5. Put to another use • 6. Rearrange/ Reverse

Step 2 Prewriting
• A. Graphic Organizers • 1. Spider Map • 2. Fishbone Map • 3.Cycle • B. Outlines Cycle

• Fishbone

• Spider Map

Step 2 Prewriting Continued
• C. R.A.F.T. • 1. Role • 2. Audience • 3. Format • 4. Topic

Step 3 Writing
• A. Select ideas to include • B. Write, write, write: revise later • C. Write until ideas are finished, then go to the next idea • D. Go back to prewriting for additional ideas • E. Make a storyboard

Step 4 Revising
• • • • A. Rearrange B. Add C. Remove D. Replace

Step 5 Editing
• • • • • • • • A. Spelling B. Capitalization C. Punctuation D. Grammar E. Sentence structure F. Subject/verb agreement G. Consistent verb tense H. Word usage

Step 6 Illustrating
• A. Learn how to use the digital camera • B. Take pictures

Step 7 Book Setup
• • • • • A. Cover B. Dedication page C. Title Page D. Table of Contents E. Page Numbers

Step 8 Publishing
• A. Type story into a Microsoft Word document

• B. Insert pictures into Word document


				
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