From author Kate Frieman ( This series of writer resources originated as a handout from a Toronto Romance Writers’ workshop.

Beard, Julie, Complete Idiot’s Guide to Getting Your Romance Published, The; Alpha Books

Brooks, Terry, Writer’s Complete Fantasy Reference, The, WDB

Campbell, Andrea, Making Crime Pay; Allworth Press

Gallagher, Rita, & Estrada, Rita Clay, eds., Writing Romances: A Handbook by the R.W.A., WDB

Grafton, Sue, ed., Writing Mysteries; WDB

Harper, Steven, Writing the Paranormal Novel, WDB

Highsmith, Patricia, Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction, St. Martin’s Press

Keating, H.R.F., Writing Crime Fiction; St. Martin

Krentz, Jayne Ann, ed., Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women, University of Pennsylvania Press

Leonard, Elmore, Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing, Morrow

Marshall, Evan, Marshall Plan for Novel Writing, The, WDB

Newton, Michael, How to Write Action Adventure Novels; WDB

Norville, Barbara, Writing The Modern Mystery, Writer’s Digest Books, Cincinnati, 1986

Roth, Martin, ed., Writer’s Complete Crime Reference, The; WDB

Skillman, T. Macdonald, Writing the Thriller, WDB

Treat, Lawrence, Ed., Mystery Writer’s Handbook, The, Rev’d; WDB

Wheat, Carolyn, How to Write Killer Fiction, Perseverance Press