How to Teach Fiction Writing is a practical manual to help teachers of junior classes to focus on the key aspects of developing children's storywriting. The book presents a series of essential writing workshops full of creative ideas and fun activities. It also offers a range of advice including how to set up and run an effective workshop and how to monitor NLS links. Workshops focus on capturing stories, characterization, creating settings, skilful paragraphing, writing in a variety of genres from myths and fables to adventures and science fiction, and writing style.
Pie Corbett is a freelance writer and poet. He has worked as English Inspector in Gloucestershire, as an OFSTED Inspector, and has run training nationally for the NLS. He is the author of a wide range of training materials and resources for teachers, and has advised the DfEE on both primary and KS3 literacy initiatives, especially on the teaching of writing.