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Willis, Meredith Sue

Overview
Works: 24 works in 68 publications in 1 language and 3,815 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Short stories, American  Short stories  Periodicals 
Classifications: PS3573.I45655, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Meredith Sue Willis
Higher ground by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
7 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Personal fiction writing : a guide to writing from real life for teachers, students, and writers by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A space apart by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Out of the mountains : Appalachian stories by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meredith Sue Willis's "Out of the Mountains" is a collection of thirteen short stories set in contemporary Appalachia. Firmly grounded in place, the stories voyage out into the conflicting cultural identities that native Appalachians experience as they balance mainstream and mountain identities.This is not the mythic version of Appalachia, but the Appalachia of the twenty-first century
Deep revision : a guide for teachers, students, and other writers by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suggesting that all phases of writing, including revision, have a great deal in common across age groups and levels of accomplishment, this book presents 196 specific revision exercises, as well as numerous examples from students and from literature. The first part of the book looks at how the ability to revise develops, and at how people can use one another's responses to improve their writing. The second part of the book offers techniques for adding more material and deepening existing material. The third part of the book is about form, structure, and finishing. Chapters in the book are: (1) A Look at Some Revised Pieces; (2) Revision as a Natural Process; (3) Learning to Revise by Editing Other People's Writing; (4) Learning to Revise by Using Other People's Comments on Your Writing; (5) Going Deeper by Adding; (6) Changing Media for Deep Revision; (7) Deep Revision and Fiction; (8) Revising Nonfiction with Techniques of Fiction; (9) Revising as a Response to Literature; (10) Beginning and Polishing; and (11) Structuring the Longer Work. Examples from literature, a 19-item annotated bibliography, and an index of authors is attached. (RS)
Only great changes : a novel by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The secret super powers of Marco by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marco believes he has special powers that help him make friends with the class bully and deal with some tough situations in the rough neighborhood where they live
Marco's monster by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourth-grader Marco has his hands full when his best friend is chosen to be star of the class play and his little sister is accused of killing a gerbil in her kindergarten class
In the mountains of America by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gallery of original characters parades through this collection of stories on the people of Appalachia. In Family Knots, a woman kills a spider out of jealousy for the pattern of his web, Evenings with Dotson is a hymn to tolerance--despite opposing views on race and the Vietnam War, a boy and a girl stay friends--and To Speak Well of the Dead is on what happens when you don't. By the author of Only Great Changes
Blazing pencils : a guide to writing fiction and essays by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces methods and ideas for writing fiction and non-fiction
Oradell at sea : a novel by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From a West Virginia coal town to Las Vegas to New York, Oradell Greengold has fought enough battles in her life. On the cruise ship Golden Argonaut, her commanding personality and her ability to tip heavily have earned her a life of freedom and comfort. But when shipboard emotions run high, Oradell's past won't let her stand aside."
Trespassers by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dwight's house and other stories by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The city built of starships by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sent by her estranged father on what she believes is a peace mission, the young desert-dweller Espera inadvertently starts a class war in the drug-torn City Built of Starships
Revisions : stories from stories by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten strategies to write your novel by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billie of Fish House Lane by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old girl attempts to understand and accept her affluent, white cousin while living in a multiracial, eccentric family
Blazing pencils : writing stories and essays by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Little Magazine archive ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondence from contributors includes letters from Albert Goldbarth, Colette Inez, James Kates, Gerard Malanga, Joyce Carol Oates, Henry H. Roth, Francis Sullivan, and Peter Wild. Outgoing letters from the magazine are not numerous, but Alexis Levitin is represented by his correspondence with the other editors after his departure from New York. Tom Beeler's letters (mostly carbons) to a wide range of correspondents also survive in the archive
Helping themselves by Meredith Sue Willis ( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Willis, Meredith S.
Willis, Meredith Sue
Languages
English (65)
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