Monday, November 30, 2015

Writing Prompts for Kids - 24 Writing Prompts to Spark Ideas for a Year

Happy Monday, everyone! I'm soooo excited today. I have been since last week, but I unplugged for the holiday so this is my first chance to share with you all. *squeal*

It's official! Writing Prompts for Kids is alive and kicking on Amazon. Here's the info:

Title: Writing Prompts for Kids: 24 Writing Prompts to Spark Ideas for a Year - A Child's Writing Journal (Writing for Kids Volume I)
Author: Jo Michaels
Genre: Juvenile Non-Fiction / Language Arts / Writing and Composition
Buy Link: Amazon Paperback $19.99

If your child wants to write, but needs a little help (or just wants something to write IN), this book is the answer.

With 24 solid writing prompts and a guided setup, your little one will be pumping out words before you know it. From author Jo Michaels comes a fun and interactive journal style book that will spark your child’s imagination and get them creating amazing things in no time.

Your child will be asked questions like:
What is my character’s name?
How old?
Is he/she human?
If no, what is he/she?
What is he or she going to try to do?
What are Mom and Dad’s names?
Where do they live?

Prompt #1:
Think of a time you were scared. What were you scared of? How could you be braver? What power would you like to have to help?

With pages for drawing book covers and scenes, this journal will keep your child engaged for hours.

I bet you're wondering why the heck I created this book. Well, because I wanted something for my own daughter, and nothing I found fit the bill. She loves to write, but she has a difficult time with the nitty-gritty creation details. Then, she mixes up her writing journals or loses them.

I wanted something I could keep, too. Yeah, I know it's selfish, but it is what it is.

There are pages in there for drawing, too, because I thought about those kids who hate to write and figured a little art might go a long way in keeping their attention on the story. Plus, I get pages upon pages of her ten-year-old artistic self.

This book is for kids age 7-12. After that, they're too old for these kinds of writing prompts. A teen version will be coming sometime soon, so keep your eyes open for that!

My fingers are crossed your kids will enjoy it. I kept it as gender neutral as I could.

Check out the look inside option, and tell me what you think in the comments below.

Well, that's all for today, folks! Until next time, WRITE ON!


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