Sylvia McNicoll

Canadian Author for Young People

Mystery Writing Tips

Every story is a mystery in a way--of course some more than most. These tips should help will all story creation. Enjoy!  Thank you and Telling Tales.

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Second writing tip: Developing Your Idea

March 30 is looming and we want your story or poem. In the first writing tip, we explored how to brainstorm some ideas on paper. Talk about your idea with your friends or family. Decide what you hope readers will take away from your end, ask yourself what's the high...

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Writing tip: Getting the Idea

This video is the first tip in a series of six aimed to help you feel confident in expressing yourself through words for Writing the Rollercoaster. We hope it shows you how to mine for the ideas you want to write about. It was designed with younger writers in mind but...

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