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Books Every Writer Should Own

Strunk & White’s Elements of Style; William Zinsser’s On Writing Well; Lajos Egri’s The Art of Dramatic Writing; James Frey’s How to Write a Damn Good Novel; Elizabeth Lyon’s Manuscript Makeover; Sarah Cypher’s The Editor’s Lexicon.* * = Okay, okay–mea culpa, self-promotion. But I’d be much obliged if you bought it, and filled with a sense of purpose and gratitude…

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Midnight and I’m Not Famous Yet (Homage to Barry Hannah)

This comprehensive post on marketing is by successful indie author David Rothstein. He recently launched his Civil War novel, Casualties, which is based on a true story about a woman who set out with a horse and wagon to rescue her husband from a Confederate POW camp. +++++ You’ve written your novel. You’ve workshopped it until you’re wondering if those…

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