Nine Things You Need to Know Before You Write Your Non-Fiction Book by Joanna Penn
Useful advice from Penn on projects other than nonfiction.
You’d be amazed at how many writers cannot tell you in 50 words or less, or in 30 seconds or less, what their book is about. They also may not be able to list the benefits their book will provide to readers. Before beginning to write your nonfiction book, hone your topic and its angle.
A Year in the Life: Journaling for Self-Discovery by Sheila Bender
Print copy available 808 Bend
Writing the Spiritual Life: Finding Your Voice by Looking Within by Patrice Vecchione
Print copy available 808 Vecc
Forget a month–here science fiction and fantasy author Michael Moorcock tells how to write a novel in three days! Enjoy!
“Ten Rules of Writing” by Avitava Kumar, professor of English at Vassar College, from Literary Hub. He talks about the mechanics of writing, but also about the necessary habits. It’s a good essay.
The Language Rules We Know – But Don’t Know We Know by Mark Forsyth (BBC)
Absolutely fascinating – we use rules for speaking English that are articulated in most schools. You HAVE to read this.