Listen to Me by Lynn Lauber

Listen to Me: Writing Life into Meaning by Lynn Lauber Stars: ***** W.W. Norton & Company (2004) Reference/Writing 174 pages Summary: Why write out of our lives? What can it do for us? How can sharing our stories connect us with others? Acclaimed novelist and essayist Lynn Lauber chronicles her journey as a writer and… Read More »

The Introvert Writer by Jamie Arpin-Ricci

The Introvert Writer: Being Your Creative Best by Being Your Truest Self by Jamie Arpin-Ricci Stars **** Amazon Digital Publishing (2016) 61 pages Health/Personality Summary:  In an extrovert’s world, discover how to thrive as an introvert writer. Many of the most celebrated and successful authors are introverts, yet there remains a negative stigma around introversion.… Read More »

How to Create a Character by Logan Mathis

How to Create a Character: The Best Book on Characterization You’ve Ever Read by Logan Mathis Stars **** Amazon Digital Publishing (2014) Reference/Writing 101 pages ebook Summary: The problem with other “how-to books” is they’re giving you generic advice. Half the information you can’t use in your story. This book is different as everything mentioned… Read More »

5 Secrets of Story Structure by K.M. Weiland

5 Secrets of Story Structure by K.M. Weiland Stars: ***** PenForaSword Publishing (2016) ebook 56 pages The author has written multiple books on writing books and even has an amazing blog to go with it. But first, the book. This was the first book I read by her and it seems as if it would… Read More »