Category: Writing Craft

The Emotion Thesaurus

The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Expression By Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi Do you ever have difficulty SHOWING how your characters feel? Do you tend to slide backwards into TELLING your readers what your characters are thinking? Among other things it…

Crafting Stories for Children

The Writer’s Guide to Crafting Stories for Children By Nancy Lamb         Published by Writer’s Digest Books in 2001   The Writer’s Guide to Crafting Stories for Children has been one of the most influential books ON MY SHELF. My copy is thoroughly highlighted, and…

Picture Writing

Picture Writing – A new approach to writing for kids and teens By Anastasia Suen Published by Writer’s Digest Books in 2003 About ten years ago I purchased my copy of Picture Writing – A new approach to writing for kids and teens. I…

The First Five Pages

The First Five Pages-A Writer’s Guide to Staying Out of the Rejection Pile By Noah Lukeman Published by Simon & Schuster in 2000  – A newer version was published in 2005.   Noah Lukeman is a literary agent and much sought after speaker on…

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