Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction by Patricia Highsmith
One of the top suspense novelists in the world explains how to use the elements of suspense to create and develop an exciting story, from the initial idea and the formation of the plot to the final draft; provides examples from her own work; and discuses her own trials and tribulations in the literary world.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Science Fiction and Fantasy by Cory Doctorow; Karl Schroeder
Offers advice on how to get a science fiction novel or short story published, including tips on the basic elements of a work of science fiction to getting an agent, and signing a contract.
Making Crime Pay: The Writer's Guide to Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedure by Andrea Campbell
A forensics expert shares the insider facts crime and mystery writers need to write authentic stories. Covers criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, the justice system, and more and also features dozens of real-life case studies.
How to Write Romance for the New Market and Get Published by Kathryn Falk
The owner and founder of "Romantic Times" magazine gives aspiring authors tips and advice on writing and having their books published, emphasizing the rapidly growing sub-genres of ethnic romance.
The Writer's Guide to Fantasy Literature: From Dragon's Lair to Hero's Quest by Philip Martin
In this helpful resource, over 30 fantasy authors reveal their insider secrets for success. Features detailed overviews on such topics as generating ideas, overcoming writer's block, mastering the genre, marketing your work, and more.
The Science of Science Fiction Writing by James Gunn
Drawing on forty, years of experience, James Gunn shares his reflections about the fiction-writing process, including how to write effectively and get published.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Your Romance Published by Julie Beard
Takes the budding romance novelist through the entire process of developing story ideas, editing, finding publishers, and marketing.
20 Master Plots And How to Build Them by Ronald B. Tobias
The Best of Novel Advice by Jeanne Marie Childe
A Writer's Roadmap by Wendell Wellman
Science Fiction Writer's Workshop-I: An Introduction to Fiction Mechanics by Barry B. Longyear
Armed & Dangerous: A Writer's Guide to Weapons by Michael Newton
Writing the Mystery: A Start to Finish Guide for Both Novice and Professional by G. Miki Hayden
Writing Romantic Fiction: How to Make a Success of Your Creative Work by Marina Oliver
Writing Horror Fiction by Guy N. Smith
How to Write Funny: Add Humor to Every Kind of Writing by John B. Kachuba
Christian Writer's Market Guide 2003 by Sally E. Stuart
The Complete Guide to Writing and Selling the Christian Novel by Penelope J. Stokes
Writing Humor: Creativity and the Comic Mind by Mary Ann Rishel
Writing Television Comedy by Jerry Rannow
The Writer's Guide to the Business of Comics by Lurene Haines
The Comedy Market: A Writer's Guide to Making Money Being Funny by Carmine Desena
Comedy Writing Secrets by Mel Helitzer