The Write Start: A Guide to Nurturing Writing at Every Stage


As a writer, you may hope that your children develop the same love for writing that you have. One way to encourage a love of writing is to help your children become better writers. is a good guide to help parents share their love of writing in fun and engaging ways that the kids will enjoy. Even if they do not grow up to be professional writers, the skills they acquire will be … [Read more...]


From the Author: Guidelines for Great Pinning In Pinfluence, I'll give you the tools and tips you need to create visual content that is so compelling that you may not even need to distribute it yourself; your readers, fans, and followers will do it for you! Here are some quick guidelines for great pinning: Your images should be beautiful, remarkable, and interesting. You … [Read more...]

My Memoir Workbook

This memoir workbook demonstrates the importance of writing your story; it also gives you the tools and guidance you need to do it. Work at your own pace and say what you want to say in your own words. This is your book, designed to tell about your life in your own voice. The workbook provides you with inspiration, motivation, and encouragement to finish the task. Writing … [Read more...]

Use Your Words: A Writing Guide for Mothers

USE YOUR WORDS introduces the art of creative nonfiction to women who want to give written expression to their lives as mothers. Written by award-winning teacher and writer, Kate Hopper, this book will help women find the heart of their writing, learn to use motherhood as a lens through which to write the world, and turn their motherhood stories into art. Each chapter of USE … [Read more...]

The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide To Character Expression

One of the biggest problem areas for writers is conveying a character's emotions to the reader in a unique, compelling way. This book comes to the rescue by highlighting 75 emotions and listing the possible body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Written in an easy-to-navigate list format, readers can draw inspiration from character cues that range in … [Read more...]

Courage and Craft: Writing Your Life into Story

Have you always wanted to write about your life but wondered how to get started, how to keep going, and whether it's even worth it in the first place? Under the guidance of veteran author and writing teacher Barbara Abercrombie, you'll learn how to turn the messy, crazy, sad, and wonderful stuff of your life into prose or poetry that has order, clarity, and meaning. … [Read more...]

Promote Your Book: Over 250 Proven, Low-Cost Tips and Techniques for the Enterprising Author

A well-organized collection of the most successful low- and no-cost ideas for promoting a book. Do you have what it takes to become an author, but are not sure where to start? Promote Your Book gives enterprising authors the advantage they need to navigate the publishing industry and gain a better understanding of what book promotion is all about. This well-organized … [Read more...]

It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences: A Writer’s Guide to Crafting Killer Sentences

“June mixes sassy fun with practical advice. You’ll laugh all the way to writing better.” —MIGNON FOGARTY, author of Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing Great writing isn’t born, it’s built—sentence by sentence. But too many writers—and writing guides—overlook this most important unit. The result? Manuscripts that will never be published and writing … [Read more...]

Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing for the Young Adult Market

What do you need to know to break in to the flourishing young adult (YA) market? With humor and a solid grounding in reality, author Victoria Hanley helps readers understand the ins and outs of the YA genre, how to stay inspired, and how to avoid common mistakes writers make in trying to reach teens. This book includes unique writing exercises to help readers find their own … [Read more...]