Books on Writing

Got a Nanowrimo draft ready to edit? Sitting on a first draft because you’re not sure it’s good enough?

Worry not! Help is at hand. Get the skinny on giving your novel PTQ (page turning quality)

This guide gets straight down to the nitty-gritty, with minimal preliminaries. What are the most common problems? How do you fix them? It’s as simple as don’t do that, do this.

Straight from the shoulder easy to follow advice from an author of more than 30 published novels and years of teaching, assessing and critiquing manuscripts.



Writing advice straight from the horse’s mouth.

Elizabeth Bailey’s writing blog Helping Writers Get it Right reflects problems she was running into as well as random thoughts about writing that struck her at the time. She tells it like it is with no holds barred.

Sometimes philosophical, carelessly casual and occasionally furious, Elizabeth spits out the truth about being a writer and offers up nuggets of good practice along the way.

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