Writing Resources

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Adult Books

Complete Guide to Writing and Publishing Your First eBook cover Easy Writing Skills cover The Literary Ladies' Guide to the Writing Life cover Memoir Writing for Dummies cover The Writing Book cover Writing and Illustrating the Graphic Novel cover

Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

The Complete Guide to Writing & Publishing Your First E-book by Martha Maeda

Easy Writing Skills by Ann Longknife and K.D. Sullivan

The Encyclopedia of Writing and Illustrating Children's Books: From Creating Characters to Developing Stories, a Step-by-step Guide to Making Magical Picture Books by Desdemona McCannon, Sue Thornton and Yadzia Williams

The Literary Ladies' Guide to the Writing Life: Information & Advice from Celebrated Women Authors who Paved the Way by Nava Atlas

Memoir Writing for Dummies by Ryan Van Cleave

Novel & Short Story Writer's Market

On Writing: a Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

Writer's Market

The Writing Book: a Practical Guide for Fiction Writers by Kate Grenville

Writing Fiction: a Guide to Narrative Craft by Janet Burroway

Writing & Illustrating the Graphic Novel by Daniel Cooney

Writing & Selling Your Memoir by Paula Balzer

Youth Books

The Ultimate Writing Guide for Students cover Immersed in Verse cover Seize the Story cover

Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students by Mignon Fogarty

Immersed in Verse: an Informative, Slightly Irreverent & Totally Tremendous Guide to Living the Poet's Life by Allan Wolf

Just Write: Here's How by Walter Dean Myers

Seize the Story: a Handbook for Teens Who Like to Write by Victoria Hanley

This is Not a Writing Manual: Notes for the Young Writer in the Real World by Kerri Majors

Children's Books

Get Writing cover My Weird Writing Tips cover Picture Yourself Writing Poetry cover Writing Magic cover

Child-initiated Writing: Exciting Ideas for Engaging Children in the Writing Process by Lynn Clere

Get Writing!: Creative Book-making Projects for Children by Paul Johnson

My Weird Writing Tips by Dan Gutman

Picture Yourself Writing Poetry: Using Photos to Inspire Writing by Laura Purdie Salas

Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly by Gail Carson Levine 

Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly is also available on Hoopla

Writing Personal Stories by Jaye E. Cook and Lauren Spencer

Audiobooks

10 Things I Think I Know For Sure About Getting Your Writing Published by John Lehman (made available through Hoopla)

The Art of Writing and the Gifts of Writers by C.S. Lewis (made available through Hoopla)

Conversational Writing: the Do's & Don'ts of Informal Writing by Dawn Jones (made available through Hoopla)

Grammar Girl's Quick & Dirty Tips to Clean Up Your Writing by Mignon Fogarty

Stein on Writing by Sol Stein (made available through Hoopla)

The Writing Life by Annie Dillard (made available through Hoopla)

DVDs

Put Your Heart on the Page cover Writing Creative Nonfiction cover

Analysis & Critique: How to Engage & Write About Anything

Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft

Put Your Heart on the Page: An Introduction to Writing 

Put Your Heart on the Page: An Introduction to Writing is also available on Hoopla

Put Your Heart on the Page: Plotting to Enrich Your Backstory (made available through Hoopla)

Writing Creative Nonfiction

Magazines

Fiddlehead

The Writer

Writer's Digest

The following magazines are coming soon.  They are sponsored by NOWW.

Room

Prairie Fire

New Quarterly

Malahat Review

Prism