The Wonderful World of Writing<br />Amie Jane Leavitt<br />Author Visit, April 2010<br />
Tests<br />Magazines<br />Instructions<br />Puzzles &<br />Games<br />Radio Scripts<br />Comic Strips<br />Newspapers<br /...
Writing is a GreatInvention!<br />Abraham Lincoln<br /><ul><li> It lets us learn the ideas of people from the past.
 It lets us share ideas with people who live far away.
 It lets us record our ideas for people in the future.</li></li></ul><li>What were people like who lived long ago? <br />W...
Utah<br />Florida<br />This is my office in Utah. <br />It is far away from Florida.<br />Even though I live far away,<br ...
People from the Past<br />
Famous People <br />of Today<br />
Animals<br />
Hobbies<br />
History<br />
Puzzles & Games<br />
Magazines<br />
Websites<br />
The Battle of the Alamo<br />Choose Your Own Adventure-style books.<br />
Choose Your Own Adventure Books<br />
Choose Your Own Adventure-style books.<br />You get to be the main character. <br />You decide what path to follow.<br />Y...
How I wrote the book<br /><ul><li>I learned about the battle by reading many, many books.
I searched the Internet to find even more information.
I organized all of the information into an outline.</li></li></ul><li>My Outline<br /><ul><li>Each chapter had its own out...
After every two pages the reader makes a choice.
This choice sends the reader on different paths.
Some of the paths cross over each other. </li></li></ul><li>The Battle of the Alamo<br />It took me more than 6 months to ...
The Backyard Flower Garden For Kids<br /><ul><li>I love Gardening.
I love Photography.
This book allowed me to do both!</li></li></ul><li>Photos & Research<br />
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  • I love writing. I have been writing for a job for 10 years. I have written many things during that time including more than 30 books.
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    1. 1. The Wonderful World of Writing<br />Amie Jane Leavitt<br />Author Visit, April 2010<br />
    2. 2. Tests<br />Magazines<br />Instructions<br />Puzzles &<br />Games<br />Radio Scripts<br />Comic Strips<br />Newspapers<br />Letters<br />& <br />Notes<br />Movies<br />Textbooks<br />Recipes<br />Writing<br />Journals<br />TV<br />News<br />Reports<br />TV<br />Shows<br />Internet<br />Diaries<br />Jokes<br />How-To <br />Manuals<br />Emails<br />Advertisements<br />Poetry<br />Speeches<br />Plays<br />Songs<br />
    3. 3. Writing is a GreatInvention!<br />Abraham Lincoln<br /><ul><li> It lets us learn the ideas of people from the past.
    4. 4. It lets us share ideas with people who live far away.
    5. 5. It lets us record our ideas for people in the future.</li></li></ul><li>What were people like who lived long ago? <br />What were their thoughts and ideas? <br />We can find out the answers to these questions <br />by reading the words that they wrote!<br />
    6. 6. Utah<br />Florida<br />This is my office in Utah. <br />It is far away from Florida.<br />Even though I live far away,<br />you can read my ideas<br />because I wrote them in words.<br />
    7. 7.
    8. 8. People from the Past<br />
    9. 9. Famous People <br />of Today<br />
    10. 10. Animals<br />
    11. 11. Hobbies<br />
    12. 12. History<br />
    13. 13. Puzzles & Games<br />
    14. 14. Magazines<br />
    15. 15. Websites<br />
    16. 16. The Battle of the Alamo<br />Choose Your Own Adventure-style books.<br />
    17. 17. Choose Your Own Adventure Books<br />
    18. 18. Choose Your Own Adventure-style books.<br />You get to be the main character. <br />You decide what path to follow.<br />You can read the book over and over again to have different adventures.<br />The Battle of the Alamo<br />
    19. 19. How I wrote the book<br /><ul><li>I learned about the battle by reading many, many books.
    20. 20. I searched the Internet to find even more information.
    21. 21. I organized all of the information into an outline.</li></li></ul><li>My Outline<br /><ul><li>Each chapter had its own outline.
    22. 22. After every two pages the reader makes a choice.
    23. 23. This choice sends the reader on different paths.
    24. 24. Some of the paths cross over each other. </li></li></ul><li>The Battle of the Alamo<br />It took me more than 6 months to research and write the book. <br />I had to rewrite the book 4 times! <br />Yay! I was very happy when it was all finished and proud of how it turned out. <br />
    25. 25. The Backyard Flower Garden For Kids<br /><ul><li>I love Gardening.
    26. 26. I love Photography.
    27. 27. This book allowed me to do both!</li></li></ul><li>Photos & Research<br />
    28. 28. Isaac<br />
    29. 29. Writing isn’t Just For Grown-ups<br />I started writing when I was your age.<br />I wrote in journals.<br />I wrote letters to my grandparents and cousins.<br />I wrote stories and drew pictures to illustrate my stories.<br />
    30. 30. Writing is Fun &You Can Write Too!<br />Plays<br />Letters<br />Poems<br />Journals<br />Songs<br />Recipes<br />Newspapers<br />Emails<br />Puzzles <br />& <br />Games<br />Books <br />& <br />Stories<br />Blogs<br />
    31. 31. Remember, Writing is a Great Invention!<br />Abraham Lincoln<br /><ul><li> It lets us learn the ideas of people from the past.
    32. 32. It lets us share ideas with people who live far away.
    33. 33. It lets us record our ideas for people in the future.</li></li></ul><li>Cherish the joys of reading and writing throughout your entire lifetime!<br />

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