Resources

Suggested books on writing:

* Plot & Structure by James Scott Bell – for the writer with a particular need to focus on this topic
* Self-editing for Fiction Writers by Renni Browne and Dave King– for the writer with some basic knowledge and experience
* Getting into Character by Brandilyn Collins – for the writer with a particular need to focus on this topic
* How to Write a Damn Good Novel II by James N. Frey – for the writer with some basic knowledge and experience
* Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint by Nancty Kress – for the intermediate writer
* The First Five Pages by Noah Lukeman– for the beginning writer
* Writing the Breakout Novel by Donald Maass – for the more advance writer
* The Fire In Fiction by Donald Maass – for the advanced writer
* Writing 21st Century Fiction by Donald Maass – for the advanced writer
* Crafting Scenes by Raymond Obstfeld – for the writer with a particular need to focus on this topic
* Stein on Writing by Sol Stein – for the more advance writer
* Description by Monica Wood – for the more advance writer

I would be remiss if I didn’t also recommend my own Power Elements of Fiction eBook series: Book One – Power Elements Of Story Structure, Book Two – Power Elements Of Character Development

Helpful articles

About writing:
“The First 250 Words of Your Manuscript”

About agents:
“6 Benefits of Having an Agent in Today’s Publishing World” (June 2011)
“What Are The Odds Of Getting An Agent”
“How To Get An Agent (Not)”
“Why ‘No’ Comes Quickly”
“The Right Agent For You”
“Agency Agreements”
“The Agent-Client Relationship”
“Ten Ways To Annoy A Literary Agent”
“What Does An Agent Offer”

About query letters:
“How To Format A Query Sent By Email”
“How To Write A Query Letter”
“Query Writing Services Are A Total Waste Of Money”
“Some Query Letter Fundamentals”
“The Autobiographical Portion Of Our Program”
“Things To Skip In Queries For Fiction”
“Queries: Really Not That Complicated”

About proposals:
“General Questions On Proposals”
“Some Notes On Proposals”
“How To Write A Book Proposal”

About editing:
“7 Deadly Myths and 3 Inspired Truths About Book Editing”

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