Even More Books Writers Should Read—3. Self-Editing for Fiction Writers (2nd Edition) by Renni Browne and Dave King

You can learn the do’s and don’ts of editing your manuscript from Renni Browne and Dave King, the two editors who wrote Self-Editing for Fiction Writers. This book covers dialogue mechanics, point of view, beats, voice, and several other elements you need to focus on when editing your story. This editorial advice is a must-know … Continue reading Even More Books Writers Should Read—3. Self-Editing for Fiction Writers (2nd Edition) by Renni Browne and Dave King

Even More Books Writers Should Read—2. Writing Characters Who’ll Keep Readers Captivated by Roz Morris

Characters are one of the most important parts of a story, and in Writing Characters Who’ll Keep Readers Captivated, Roz Morris shows us how to develop amazing characters who really drive the plot. She covers how to make intimidating villains, using dialogue as a means of characterization, how a character’s motivations can make unlikely decisions … Continue reading Even More Books Writers Should Read—2. Writing Characters Who’ll Keep Readers Captivated by Roz Morris

Even More Books Writers Should Read—1. Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury

In August 2016, I presented a blog series called Books Writers Should Read. In April 2017, I continued the series with More Books Writers Should Read. And now, I’m happy to say, I’m going to recommend Even More Books Writers Should Read. These writing guides offer a variety of tips and tricks to help writers … Continue reading Even More Books Writers Should Read—1. Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury

Book Review: Lies Jane Austen Told Me by Julie Wright

Come check out the contemporary romance, Lies Jane Austen Told Me, which was written by Julie Wright and published by Shadow Mountain Publishing. Austen fans will love this funny, entertaining book about a woman who believes that Jane Austen has ruined her love life. “We discussed favorite books; he laughed when I told him that … Continue reading Book Review: Lies Jane Austen Told Me by Julie Wright

Book Recommendation: The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place by Julie Berry

Though Halloween has passed, you can still enjoy some murder and mayhem in the mystery book I will recommend today. The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place was written by Julie Berry and published by Roaring Press Books in 2014. After the unexpected death of their headmistress, the seven ladies attending her boarding school attempt to … Continue reading Book Recommendation: The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place by Julie Berry