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Writing Resources

Here are some of my best resources on all aspects of writing, marketing, and publishing.


 

VIDEOS

Book Breaks — my video series of 30 short videos covering many aspects of nonfiction writing and publishing

Debbie Weil & Debbie Reber’s Secrets to Starting, Finishing & Publishing a Nonfiction Book — a recorded webinar featuring our tips and strategies for nonfiction book writing


ONLINE COURSES ON WRITING & PUBLISHING*

YOU: WRITING — Free 21-day course aimed at helping writers develop their ideal writing practice

The Book in You — Getting clarity on your book idea

Write Your Irresistible Book Proposal — Writing your book proposal start to finish

Instant Bestseller — Tim Grahl’s execellent class on marketing for authors

Learn Scrivener Fast — Great e-course on mastering Scrivener


BOOKS ON CREATIVITY & WRITING

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

The Artists Way by Julia Cameron

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

The Writing Life by Annie Dillard

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

Writing is My Drink by Theo Pauline Nestor

Creative Visualization by Shakti Gawain

Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg

The Vein of Gold by Julia Cameron

The Memoir Project by Marion Roach Smith


BOOKS ON PUBLISHING & MARKETING

Your First 1000 Copies by Tim Grahl

APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur: How to Publish a Book by Guy Kawasaki

How to Write a Book Proposal by Michael Larson

Writer’s Digest’s Guide to Literary Agents (published by Writer’s Digest)


USEFUL WEBSITES

Writer’s Digest — Articles, community forums, message boards, and writing contests

Absolute Write — Covers many topics and includes classifieds, message boards, and writing contests

NaNoWriMo — The home of National Novel Writing Month

Agent Query — Searchable database of literary agents

The Memoir Project — Marion Roach Smith’s resources for memoirists

ProBlogger — Rich with content on growing your blog

Writer.ly — An online marketplace to build your book support team


ONLINE & DIGITAL TOOLS

OMM Writer — Virtual distraction-free writing environment

Scrivener — Content organization tool for writers

Trello — My favorite tool for organizing writing projects

 

*I only recommend courses that I have taken and believe in! I am an affiliate for some of these courses.

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