Friday, September 21, 2012

Featured eBooks: Writing guidebooks

Fearless confessions: A writer's guide to memoir. Everyone has a story to tell. Fearless Confessions is a guidebook for people who want to take possession of their lives by putting their experiences down on paper - or in a Web site or e-book. Enhanced with illustrative examples from many different writers as well as writing exercises, this guide helps writers navigate a range of issues from craft to ethics to marketing and will be useful to both beginners and more accomplished writers.

Here comes the bogeyman: Exploring contemporary issues in writing for children. This book is an essential text focusing on critical and contemporary issues surrounding writing for children. Containing a critically creative and a creatively critical investigation of the cult and culture of the child and childhood in fiction and non-fictional writing, it also contains a wealth of ideas and critical advice to be shared with writers, students of children’s writing and students of writing.




The writing book: A practical guide for fiction writers. This book provides a completely practical workbook that offers down-to-earth ideas and suggestions for writers or aspiring writers to get started and keep going Full of ideas and examples to get pen to paper or fingers on the keyboard, this guide doesn't just talk about how to write fiction; it takes the reader, step-by-step, through the process of doing it. Each chapter concentrates on one aspect of writing: getting started, bringing characters to life, writing convincing dialogue, revising and writer's block, and more.


Writing nonfiction: Turning thoughts into books. This book shows aspiring authors how to break down topics into easy-to-attack projects, do research, develop material, find an editor, evaluate publishing options, and even handle fame once the book becomes a bestseller.

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