Fireflies: A Writer's Notebook (Paperback)

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Ideas are just like fireflies. You never know when they will flicker.

But young writers will be ready with this powerful tool to help them catch those elusive firefly ideas. With practical tips, plenty of free space for creativity, and helpful "spark starters" to light the way, this journal will guide, encourage, and help bring their new ideas to life!

Fireflies: A Writer's Notebook won The Mom's Choice Gold Award. The "Catching Fireflies" book app was named a Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2014 Book App and a Benjamin Franklin Gold Digital Award Honoree; it also earned another Mom's Choice Gold Award.

About the Author

Having published twenty books, Coleen Murtagh Paratore shares what she has learned about writing for young people with great enthusiasm. Every time she speaks about writing, she holds up her library card and says, “I am a writer because I was a reader.” She credits her mother with taking her on the bus to the city library each Saturday to collect her “treasures” of the week.

Coleen now lives in Troy, NY, and is the proud mother of three BIG sons, Christopher, Connor, and Dylan. In addition to writing, she gives presentations at state and national conferences and book festivals, as well as visiting schools across the country, where she enjoys meeting librarians, teachers, parents, and students. Learn more about Coleen at

Product Details
ISBN: 9781939775047
ISBN-10: 1939775043
Publisher: Little Pickle Press
Publication Date: July 1st, 2014
Pages: 118
Language: English