Resources For Writers

From book reviews and recommendations to tips about the craft and updates on the changing publishing landscape, this is where you will find a range of information to help you improve your writing.

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Grammar, Editing & Revision Resources

  From author Kate Frieman (https://www.facebook.com/kate.freiman). This series of writer resources originated as a handout from a Toronto Romance Writers’ workshop. Batko, Ann, When Bad Grammar Happens to Good People, Castle Books Bryson, Bill, Troublesome Words,...

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List of Resources for Creation & psychology of Characters

 From author Kate Frieman (https://www.facebook.com/kate.freiman). This series of writer resources originated as a handout from a Toronto Romance Writers’ workshop. American Psychiatric Association, Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-IV Bailey, Sandra Buzbee,  Baby Names,...

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Grammar, Editing & Revision Resources

From author Kate Frieman (https://www.facebook.com/kate.freiman). This series of writer resources originated as a handout from a Toronto Romance Writers’ workshop. Batko, Ann, When Bad Grammar Happens to Good People, Castle Books Bryson, Bill, Troublesome Words,...

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List of Resources for Writers of Genre fiction:

From author Kate Frieman (https://www.facebook.com/kate.freiman). 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,...

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List of Resources for General fiction writing:

From author Kate Frieman (https://www.facebook.com/kate.freiman). This series of writer resources originated as a handout from a Toronto Romance Writers’ workshop. Bickham, Jack, Writing and Selling Your Novel; WDB Block, Lawrence, Spider, Spin Me A Web: On Writing...

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Preparing to write & organizing writing projects:

From author Kate Frieman (https://www.facebook.com/kate.freiman). This series of writer resources originated as a handout from a Toronto Romance Writers' workshop. Atchity, Kenneth, A Writer’s Time: Making the Time To Write; Norton Csikzentmihaly, Mihaly, Flow: The...

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The Divine Diana G Shows Us How

...she finds inspiration and composes a sentence in 90 seconds. She makes it look easy, but we all know it isn't usually! At the 2015 When Words Collide event in Calgary, I got to meet her and for the first time, I was all fan-girl tongue-tied and in awe - that's why...

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When Words Collide – Dirty Bit Podcasting

Dirty Bits Podcast - (produced by Tawny and George Platis) home of erotic audio stories read by Sherry. Started with 100 listeners and now have 30,000. They take erotic stories from a variety of sources. NOTE: If you have adult content – there have to be disclaimers...

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