For Writers

I know my limitations, and one thing I am not is a teacher of writing. The best way I can help new writers is to point them toward educational materials or groups that may be helpful. There are so many sources of good information out there, but here are a few:


Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White
Frankly, My Dear by Melinda Curtis
GMC: Goal, Motivation, and Conflict by Debra Dixon
The Right to Write by Julia Cameron
The Writer’s Workout by Christina Katz

On Writing by Stephen King
On Writing Well by William Zinsser
Wired for Story by Lisa Cron
Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg
Writing the Breakout Novel by Donald Maass

Writing Tip Wednesday boxed set by Mellanie Szereto

Blogs and Websites

The Creative Penn
Writer Unboxed


Romance Writers of America
Local writer’s groups – check for information at your public library