Writing tips and activities to help readers become writers of myths. For thousands of years, people around the world have sought answers to the great mysteries of life. How did the world begin? Why are there stars in the sky? What happens after death? Seeking answers, they told stories about gods and godesses, heroes and monsters, spirits and fantastic creatures. These stories became myths.
Aimed at middle school reading level, realistic range would be from upper elementary on up. For adults, would be useful to get a "feel" of the genres, though these aren't hefty duty "how to write" texts. Readers become writers with tips from expert authors. Each book concentrates on a particular genre, providing writing activities, excerpts from well-known works, and a writer’s timeline to help translate imagination into real stories.