A Beginner’s Guide to Writing a Novel
by Phyllis Irene Radford
$3.99 (Non-fiction) ISBN 978-1-61138-653-0
A BVC Original
A beginner’s guide to writing the novel they’ve held close to their hearts but never written.
People have great book ideas. Yet despite their best efforts, they find it nearly impossible to complete a single chapter. All too soon they give up, disheartened.
Essays on the Writing Life
by Deborah J. Ross
$2.99 (Nonfiction) ISBN 978-1-61138-350-8
A cup of inspiration, a dash of understanding, and a generous serving of wisdom for writers new and old. From the desk of writer and editor Deborah J. Ross comes a collection of warm, insightful essays on the writing life: including getting started, negotiating with the Idea Fairy and creating memorable characters, writing queries, surviving bad reviews, dealing with life’s interruptions, confronting creative jealousy, and nourishing yourself and your creative muse.
Advice for Writers from the Authors
at Book View Café
edited by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff & Pati Nagle
$4.99 (Anthology) ISBN 978-0-98284-403-8
“Check any bookstore and you’ll find a host of titles on writing. Some are good, some not so good. Every author has his or her own strengths and weaknesses. But in Brewing Fine Fiction; Advice For Writers From the Bookview Café, you get a smorgasbord of professional advice and expertise. From the plausibility of fantasy, by Ursula LeGuin, to Deborah Ross’s comments on reviews, you’ll find every facet of the craft and writing life covered. For the wealth of information, experience, and diversity, all under one cover, you can’t beat it.” — Mary Rosenblum, Longridge Writers Group Instructor
The Fine Art of Getting It Right
by Judith Tarr
$4.99 (Non-Fiction) ISBN 978-1-61138-030-9
How to write about horses–and get it right.
How far can a horse travel in a day? What does a horse eat? When is a brown horse really a sorrel (or a bay, or a dun)? What do tack and withers and canter mean?