The following new books on writing are available at the Reader’s Services Department of the Allen
County Public Library.
The Mindful Writer: Noble Truths of the Writing Life
” by Dinty W. Moore
Moore combines Buddhist teachings with career advice for writers.
The Art of Styling Sentences
” by Ann Longknife and K.D. Sullivan
Helpful for students or writers, this book offers exercises and explanations that show what makes a powerful sentence.
Writing the Comedy Blockbuster: The Inappropriate Goal
” by Keith Giglio
Using examples from successful comedies, Giglio guides writers through crafting a screenplay.
The Travel Writer’s Handbook: How to Write – and Sell – Your Own Travel Experiences
” by Jacqueline Harmon Butler
Butler details how to research, write and sell travel articles.
The Successful Writer’s Handbook
” by Kathleen T. McWhorter
Aimed at students, this book gives assistance on mastering grammar and performing research.
Your Writing Coach: From Concept to Character, From Pitch to Publication: Everything You Need to Know About Writing
” by Jurgen Wolff
With tips on how to stay motivated and get past writer’s block, this book uses exercises and quotes to encourage writers. It also includes information on marketing your writing.
Writing for the Web: Creating Compelling Content Using Words, Pictures, and Sound
” by Lynda Felder
This book walks readers through creating digital storytelling and offers examples on how to choose the right images and sounds to complement your writing.