Quotes to Write By by Kristy Taylor
365 quotes - one for each day of the year! Open to today's date for an inspirational or guiding quote to help get your writing back on schedule. Keep your creative juices flowing with some motivation, inspiration and guidance from some of the world's greatest writers (and some of the not so famous). The perfect gift for every writer.
I Have This Nifty Idea...Now What Do I Do with It? by Mike Resnick
This book contains outlines for science fiction and fantasy novels which real authors (new and old) used to sell their books to major publishing companies . . . actual examples drawn from authors files, not idealized versions prepared just for a textbook.Whether youre a beginning writer looking to break into novels, an experienced professional seeking new tools and techniques to sell books, or a fan curious about the remarkable thought-processes of some of the great genre writers of our time, you will find something here which enlightens, educates, and entertains you.
The First Five Pages: A Writer's Guide to Staying Out of the Rejection Pile by Noah T. Lukeman
Using examples from actual manuscripts and query letters he's received, a publishing professional illuminates principles that can be applied to virtually any type of writing--fiction, nonfiction, journalism, and even poetry.
The Key: How to Write Damn Good Fiction Using the Power of Myth by Raymond Obstfeld; Franz Neumann
Myths, says James N. Frey, are the basis of all storytelling, and their structures and motifs are as powerful for contemporary writers as they were for Homer. In "The Key, novelist and fiction-writing coach Frey applies his popular "Damn Good" approach to Joseph Campbell's insights into the universal structure of myths, providing a practical guide for fiction writers and screenwriters who want to shape their ideas into a powerful mythic story.
Writing the Breakout Novel by Donald Maass; Anne Perry
Using real-life case studies, the author shows novelists how to create a powerful and sweeping sense of time and place, develop larger-than-life characters, sustain a high degree of narrative tension, and explore universal themes that will interest a large audience of readers.
How to Write a Novel by John Braine
A classic practical guide and manual which tells the aspiring writer everything about writing a publishable first novel. Includes a wealth of quotations and advice, know-how and technique.
Writers Digest Writing Clinic by Writers Digest
Finding Your Voice: How to Put Personality in Your Writing by Leslie Edgerton
On Writing by Eudora Welty
Writer's Handbook 2003 by Norman Mailer
Snoopy's Guide to the Writing Life by Barnaby Conrad (Editor) and Monte Schultz
Writer's Market Online 2003 by Kirsten Holm, Doug Hubbuch (editors)
Beyond the Words: The Three Untapped Sources of Creative Fulfillment for Writers by Bonni Goldberg
Writer's Market 2003 by Katie Struckel Brogan (editor)
The Writer's Legal Guide : An Author's Guild Desk Reference by Tad Crawford, Kay Murray
Writing from Start to Finish: A Six-Step Guide by Kate Grenville
Write from Life : Turning Your Experiences into Compelling Stories by Meg Files
Write Mind by Eric Maisel, Ph.D.
Pocket Muse: Ideas and Inspirations for Writing by Kate Monica Wood
Write Right! by Jan Venolia
Writer's Digest Guide to Good Writing by Writer's Digest, Thomas Clark , Bruce Woods, Angela Terez (editors)
The Writer's Guide to Queries, Pitches and Proposals by Moira Allen
I'd Rather Be Writing by Marcia Golub
Creative Wisdom for Writers by Roland Fishman
Writing in Flow : Keys to Enhanced Creativity by Susan K. Perry
Write Your Heart Out by Rebecca McClanahan
The Creative Writer's Companion by Stan Corwin
The Writer's Block: 786 Ideas to Jump-Start Your Imagination by Jason Rekulak