How to Write Like the Pros

Get young writers inspired! These worksheets break down the literary techniques of some of the most famous writers in history and prompt kids to try some unique writing challenges. Encourage those creative kids to write like the pros!

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How to Write Like Edgar Allan Poe

Need some writing inspiration? Read a few passages by authors who influenced the great Edgar Allan Poe, and write your own found passage!
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How to Write Like C.S. Lewis

Aspiring authors, get inspired by C.S. Lewis and the authors who inspired his fantastical stories! Students can create a collage passage to strengthen writing.
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How to Write Like Jack London

Beginning writers can get inspired with a fun "collage" activity, based on passages by Jack London and other authors who influenced him.
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How to Write like Jack Kerouac

Inspire your young writer with an activity on how to write like Jack Kerouac. Your student can read quotes from famous influences such as F. Scott Fitzgerald.
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How to Write Like Stephen King

Aspiring authors can get inspired with a fun writing and reading comprehension sheet! Read some passages by authors who influenced Stephen King.
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How to Write Like Rudyard Kipling

Learn how to write like Rudyard Kipling, the author who wrote "The Jungle Book". Your child can read a few excerpts from authors who influenced Kipling.
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How to Write Like J.R.R. Tolkien

For fans of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, here's a great writing composition sheet that can provide some inspiration!
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How to Write Like Jules Verne

Take a dive into science fiction writing with the grandfather of sci-fi: Jules Verne! Create a "collage" passage with text from authors who influenced Verne.
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How to Write Like Robert Louis Stevenson

Beginning writers, find inspiration from a few famous authors, with this reading and writing activity based on the influences of Robert Louis Stevenson!
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How to Write Like Ray Bradbury

Beginning writers, get inspired by science fiction master Ray Bradbury and the authors who influenced his writing with this composition worksheet.
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