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ROARING LION EBOOK WRITING presents : 

ROARING LION EBOOK WRITING presents BYTE ME !

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DRAWING, & WRITING in CYBER SPACE IS EBOOKING IT! BYTE ME WITH AN EBOOK!

What’s it all about????? : 

Ebooks are just another kind of book. They are electronic. They can be saved on a cd rom. They are read from a computer screen or an ebook reader. They are different in this way. However, They still are in print, have pictures, and Get an idea out there. Last Updated: December 18, 2008 What’s it all about?????

Why not have an ebook ? : 

However, EBOOKS can do a lot more than paper-print books can do. They can have site links, animations, and/or sound effects with the story or text. Ebooks can highlight print, can upgrade, can do whatever an ebook publisher wants. Why not have an ebook ? They save space. They save paper. They save ink. They are shaped differently (cd rom) and you do need An ebook reader or a computer to read them.

However, if a print copy is something you want dearly, you can print a copy of a book from a cd. : 

Paper cracks and tears with age; ebooks don’t. … However, if a print copy is something you want dearly, you can print a copy of a book from a cd.

THINK: Everything was hand-scripted before the printing press was invented. : 

THINK: Everything was hand-scripted before the printing press was invented. Think: how might people then have thought about a machine making books instead of the writer, or the scribe, writing or copying books?

THINK: The books of today, with front and back covers and pages between, are just that: the books of today.The books of the future may well come in many other forms. The ebook is just one. : 

THINK: The books of today, with front and back covers and pages between, are just that: the books of today.The books of the future may well come in many other forms. The ebook is just one.

What are the advantages of ‘ebooking it’? : 

What are the advantages of ‘ebooking it’? Think: I can reach across the world.

I can get writers and teachers and authors and illustrators from everywhere to share their work with me. : 

I can get writers and teachers and authors and illustrators from everywhere to share their work with me. Example: A fable from Persia came to me in such a manner.

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This is it.

Yes, I have his permission to share his work with everyone. : 

Yes, I have his permission to share his work with everyone. His story is fascinating.

Then he began to send me illustrations done by Persian artists. : 

Then he began to send me illustrations done by Persian artists.

These are called: Iranian miniature paintings. : 

These are called: Iranian miniature paintings. Sometimes, he told me, an artist will take an entire year to do one painting.

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Now, I have many of these.

Art can be gained (as you have seen) via ebooking it, or electronically. : 

Art can be gained (as you have seen) via ebooking it, or electronically. So, too, can Music be gained in such a manner.

Music and art and writing are in many ways, alike. : 

Music and art and writing are in many ways, alike. All have a beginning, a middle, an end. All tell a story, or give a message. All are visual.

Yet, the word that is sung vs the written word seems more able to experiment with various ways to express itself. : 

Yet, the word that is sung vs the written word seems more able to experiment with various ways to express itself. The word that is printed is much more cautious.

CONSIDER HOW IT WAS THAT MUSIC HAS CHANGEDover time IN ALL THE WAYS IT PRESENTS ITSELF. : 

CONSIDER HOW IT WAS THAT MUSIC HAS CHANGEDover time IN ALL THE WAYS IT PRESENTS ITSELF. First there was sound, and singing, then writing of the notes on paper. Then there were instruments along with singing following notes on paper.

FINALLY, MUSIC HAS MARCHED THROUGH THE WORLD OF ELECTRONICS MORE CREATIVELY STILL. : 

FINALLY, MUSIC HAS MARCHED THROUGH THE WORLD OF ELECTRONICS MORE CREATIVELY STILL. Remember the phonograph? Then the records—78s, 45s, then casettes, and A-track tapes, and lately, music on cds, and lastly, Music downloaded from the web directly onto cds. E-music.

A book that tells a story is a kind of music in itself. : 

A book that tells a story is a kind of music in itself. Words flow. Does it matter if they flow on paper or on a screen?

It doesn’t matter to music whether it is on cd or sung in choir or played by instrument. : 

It doesn’t matter to music whether it is on cd or sung in choir or played by instrument. It ought not to matter if a book is printed or is electronic or is both.

How does creating an ebook happen anyway? : 

How does creating an ebook happen anyway? Here is the Key: It is all a matter of mouse training. (ONE OF MY FIRST DRAWINGS ON MS PAINT.) From an author and illustrator’s viewpoint~

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A well-trained mouse is everything in the world of e-writing and e-illustrations MOUSE-TRAINING

HOW A WELL-TRAINED MOUSE BEHAVES : 

HOW A WELL-TRAINED MOUSE BEHAVES . A well-trained mouse MOVES AS YOU MOVE IT— GENTLY, SLOWLY, VERY, VERY CAREFULLY.

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This one is the sort I use: A stylus that works like a mouse.

Where did I start? I used the ‘Paintbrush program’ that comes with Windows. : 

Where did I start? I used the ‘Paintbrush program’ that comes with Windows. EVERY WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM HAS SOME FORM OF PAINTING PROGRAM.

Paintbrush program in Windows has the basics–use it !!! : 

Paintbrush program in Windows has the basics–use it !!! In this toolbox are all the tools you need to draw, paint and write stories. You simply pick your colors from the paintboxes below the toolbox. . .

LOOK AT THE TOOLBOX : 

LOOK AT THE TOOLBOX Left click on each box. See what it does by moving your mouse around If you cannot figure it out, go to the next box EXPLORE!!!!

Now look at the colors : 

Now look at the colors Click on each color. Then, click on the bucket. Then, take the bucket to the screen and click Don’t worry—you can erase it all by one click on ‘edit’ and undo.

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The above drawings were done by 3 to 6 year old children as they stopped by this computer to draw.

NOTE: USE BASIC FORMS in order to draw: : 

NOTE: USE BASIC FORMS in order to draw: A & V are good shapes for bodies. O is an excellent head, of course.

Here are some ideas of shapes… : 

Here are some ideas of shapes… Use the letters of the good old alphabet !!!

Faces need feelings. : 

Faces need feelings. Use the letters of the alphabet as shapes within faces to show feelings. C , S , W, V , L , O, T can be used To show feelings on faces.

Easy as a-b-c & w, u, o…T…S…V…L…M : 

Easy as a-b-c & w, u, o…T…S…V…L…M

Draw—because everyone can !!! : 

Draw—because everyone can !!!

Think, like this… : 

Think, like this…

You can also write in paintbrush program. : 

You can also write in paintbrush program. Look for the letter ‘A’ in the toolbox. Click on it. A menu will appear on the top of your screen, telling you of font sizes and types.

Write Page number here : 

Write Page number here Click to add text Picture on this side INSERT Text on this side INSERT Picture on this side Write title here if you want to… USE A POWER POINT LAYOUT, SUCH AS BELOW…

OR…You can use WORD format to create an ebook. : 

OR…You can use WORD format to create an ebook. Word has an ‘insert’ choice on its menu just like powerpoint does. However, it takes up more memory than powerpoint.

The trick of : 

getting kids to write a good story... The trick of writing a great story...

Is : 

Is To tell a great story!

The core of a librarian is a good storyteller! : 

The core of a librarian is a good storyteller! Yes, know the books that tell the stories, but be able to tell stories on your own.

And that is the heart of it all ! : 

And that is the heart of it all ! Nothing motivates like a good story ! Nothing models better than a good story!

All stories have 3 parts.1—introduce characters.2—characters have problem. 3—characters solve their problem. : 

All stories have 3 parts.1—introduce characters.2—characters have problem. 3—characters solve their problem.

NO PAPER, NO PEN, NO PAINT, AMEN… : 

NO PAPER, NO PEN, NO PAINT, AMEN… Think of this as a different way of storywriting, none the less, creatively. . By an 8 year old

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2 NEXT… By a 10 year old By an eighth grader from Traner M.S.

PUPPETS !!! : 

PUPPETS !!! The very best way to begin storytelling with children is: USE PUPPETS!!! There are all kinds of puppets, most of which are either healthy or free. HEALTHY PUPPETS THESE ARE FOOD PUPPETS-- YOU CAN MAKE THEM OUT OF CELERY OR APPLES OR BANANAS OR CARROTS.

Peanut butter! The great adhesive! : 

Peanut butter! The great adhesive!

NOW FOR THE FREE PUPPETS! : 

NOW FOR THE FREE PUPPETS!

LET THE PUPPETS DO THE TALKING !!! : 

LET THE PUPPETS DO THE TALKING !!! You are the first story teller and must become the model storyteller. Bring in elderly people who are willing to tell ‘I remember when I was young’ stories. Read very, very simple stories, like GO DOG GO to the children so that they can see the parts of a story.

How about building a PUPPET THEATER ???? : 

How about building a PUPPET THEATER ????

BEHOLD THE SIMPLICITY OF IT!! : 

BEHOLD THE SIMPLICITY OF IT!!

If you really want to build… : 

If you really want to build…

What follows are the works of children who created their own ebooks. : 

What follows are the works of children who created their own ebooks.

ECOMIC BOOK STORIES : 

ECOMIC BOOK STORIES AGE 10

KOMPUTER- KOMICS by KIDS : 

KOMPUTER- KOMICS by KIDS

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ECOMIC BOOK 1

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Age 8 AGE 8

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BY STEPHANIE GLANZ, AGE 10

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ECOMIC BOOK 2 ECOMIC BOOK 2

ANOTHER PLANET : 

ANOTHER PLANET By Morgan Caverhill Age 10

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HOW DO YOU SAVE THIS? : 

HOW DO YOU SAVE THIS? Print it? Only if you have a color printer and even then, you can’t make it be its best, yet. Besides, it will be costly and eat up ink. A better way is to save the work on a diskette. This is the very first start of the ‘ebook’—then, put the child’s name on the diskette, and add to it as he or she does more creating.

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Insert picture here How to save what you OR the children have done is very, very important. Many teachers and parents have developed bad hair days because of failure to do this correctly.. 2. To save on a disk is better than saving on your hard drive—that small little ‘A’ drive disk name ‘floppy’ (which it isn’t anymore) is the first choice. Insert floppy A into the drive until you hear the ‘click’. Go to file. Scroll down to ‘save as’. Give your disk a name or it will be called ‘untitled’. Get to that drop down menu and look for jpg or jpg interchange file. DON’T SAVE ON BMP!!! BMP eats storage space like a hungry child! Age 8

OR DIFFICULT.IT ALL DEPENDS ON YOU !!! : 

OR DIFFICULT.IT ALL DEPENDS ON YOU !!! EBOOKING IT…IS JUST THAT SIMPLE!

DINOSAUR DINNERby Kenny : 

DINOSAUR DINNERby Kenny 8 th grader from Traner M.S. Reno (All 8th grade stories had running narratives put into power point layouts. All I was able to save were the pictures.)

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Page 8 \ Mrs. Brainbaker was outside at recess duty one day. Edson came over and said, “Look, teacher, look! Look at all the big birds around!” Mrs. Brainbaker saw the seagulls flying down to each the scraps of food the children had smuggled out from lunch onto the playground. “Those are seagulls, Edson,” she said. “Seagulls? Seagulls! That sounds like Mr. Mc corkgull!” yelled Edson, all excited.

Any questions??? : 

Any questions??? Then go for it! Keep an open mind, and practice drawing a bit. Hands-on is the only real way.

You are saved…now what? Find these sites for kids’ work: : 

You are saved…now what? Find these sites for kids’ work: www.worddance.com www.stonesoup.com www.Landmarkeditions.com/index.html www.rainydaycorner.com/Guidelines.htm www.thewritingchild.com www.cyberkids.com

ANY QUESTIONS ? : 

ANY QUESTIONS ? How long does it take to do this? How young a child can learn this process—or how old? (email me at: saraw1@sbcglobal.net)

Here’s some kids’ work…ages 8 to 10…Done within a week. : 

Here’s some kids’ work…ages 8 to 10…Done within a week.

Here are some sample teacher’s work.. : 

Here are some sample teacher’s work..

ANY QUESTIONS ???? (email me at: saraw1@sbcglobal.net) : 

again, I ask... ANY QUESTIONS ???? (email me at: saraw1@sbcglobal.net)

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Forgive me for my absence and thank you for your presence. Give ebooks a ‘roaring’ thought; it may well be PART of the future of libraries. Georgia Hedrick Roaring Lion Ebook Writing 775-972-3322 and 775-772-6378 + saraw1@sbcglobal.net

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