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Be a Better Writer

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Nancy Tupper Ling

Parent & Author

“My daughter loved Be a Better Writer so much she squirreled it away under her pillow. Then she took it to school and her English teacher ordered a copy.”

Ben Hippen

Composer

“The depth, power, and efficacy of the techniques in Be a Better Writer will amaze you. Whatever your age or level of experience, you’ll find things you can use for the rest of your writing career.”

Glenda Funk

High School Teacher

Be a Better Writer is the un-textbook for teenage writers. It’s an all-purpose “how-to” guide unlike any other I have read or used in my teaching.”

Madison Shumway

High School Student

Be A Better Writer leads me to topics I’m passionate about and makes my writing stronger. The title is a guarantee: read the book and you’ll be a better writer, too.”

Mike Lee

Parent & Edupreneur

“I found myself reading Be a Better Writer all night. Had I known these things when I was in school, oh boy. Makes me wish I could go back in time and give this book to my teenage self.”

Angela Stockman

Writing Studio Owner

“Be a Better Writer is a lighthouse that calls weary writers home from stormy seas. Steve Peha is more than a teacher. Readers will recognize him as a friend.”

Get the Book

Nancy Tupper Ling

Parent & Author

“My daughter loved Be a Better Writer so much she squirreled it away under her pillow. Then she took it to school and her English teacher ordered a copy.”

Mike Lee

Parent & Edupreneur

“I found myself reading Be a Better Writer all night. Had I known these things when I was in school, oh boy. Makes me wish I could go back in time and give this book to my teenage self.”

Madison Shumway

High School Student

Be A Better Writer leads me to topics I’m passionate about and makes my writing stronger. The title is a guarantee: read the book and you’ll be a better writer, too.”

Wanna be a better writer?

Write

Write what you like and share it with others. Get the feedback you need to guide your revisions. Publish  your work every chance you get.

Read

Read what you love and know why you love it. Read like a writer to learn the techniques of the best writers you enjoy and the best work that they do.

Learn

Learn what you need to make what you write as good as the writing you love to read. Master the techniques that matter most to you.

Repeat

Write, read, learn—repeat! Repetition is the essence of craft, skill born of care and the respect you have for your work and your readers.

The “Be a Better Writer” Classroom

Books For All Your Kids

Every student in your classroom gets their own copy of Be a Better Writer. Their independence will grow because they’ll never be without your best advice.

All the Help You Need

Receive personal coaching all year long from Steve Peha, including two Skype classroom visits. Interact with a global community of educators using the same tools you are.

Be a writer like

Nikki Giovanni

“I spit stories out. I look over my shoulder and say something quick. I love the snap-and-go of my work.”

Jennifer Brett

“My stories are full of suspense, humor, true love, broken hearts, outrageous behavior, and surprise endings.”

Luis Rodriguez

“Why do I write? To heal. To dance. To wake up something beastly as well as something beautiful.”

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