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Creative Writing Resources
Western Wind by
Call Number: PN1042 .N6 1992
Publication Date: 1992-01-01
Covers forms and historical examples of poetry, with writing exercises and ideas for further exploration.
Writing Poetry from the Inside Out by
Call Number: PN1059.A9 L96 2007
Publication Date: 2007-03-01
"In Writing Poetry from the Inside Out, poet and national poetry workshop leader, Sandford Lyne, offers the writing exercises, guidance, and encouragement you need to find the poet inside you."
The Smashwords Style Guide
The Smashwords Style Guide has helped thousands of authors produce and publish high-quality ebooks. This free guide offers simple step-by-step instructions to create, format and publish an ebook. It's required reading for any author who wants to distribute their book via Smashwords to major ebook retailers such as Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Scribd, Oyster & Kobo
The Self-Publishing Manual by
Call Number: e-book
Publication Date: 2007-04-27
The Self-Publishing Manual, more effectively and successfully than any other book, has turned writers with an idea into successful authors with books by providing solid, usable information in clear, concise, readable lanugage. This is not the stuff of theory, it is the product of hard-earned experience.
Indie Publishing by
Call Number: e-book
Publication Date: 2008-11-03
Indie Publishing is a practical guide to creating and distributing printed books regardless of your background, skill set, or ambition. It will help you realize projects of every scale and budget, from the traditional bookmaking techniques used to create zines to the more ambitious industrial production methods required to produce hardcover books in large quantity.
Provides access to vetted, trusted book publishing professionals.
The Creative Penn
Author Joanna Penn shares her experiences and knowledge in writing, publishing and marketing your book.
Provides news, information, and guides to literary magazines, independent publishers, creative writing programs, alternative periodicals, indie bookstores, writing contests, and more.
Writers are immersed in a sea of material, including articles, editorials, and proficient counsel regarding all facets of self-publishing and small presses (Kate DiGirolomo)
The Writer's Digest
Offers a wide range of writing services, as well as free articles and blog posts from publishing insiders on writing for publication in several genres and forms and other free content such as writing prompts.
National Novel Writing Month
National Novel Writing Month believes in the transformational power of creativity. We provide the structure, community, and encouragement to help people find their voices, achieve creative goals, and build new worlds—on and off the page.