“Screenwriting for Storytellers” by Sherlann D. Moore

As a writer myself who, like the rest out there (even the ones with the really big names), stumble upon writer’s block more than once during their lifetime—I was highly interested in reading this book. Although I stick to writing books, after reading this I can now say it’s not out of the realm that I will one day take a shot at writing a screenplay. Because as long as Moore’s guide, with that incredible screenplay she wrote inside of it, is by my computer, she has made me believe I might just be able to do it successfully. … More “Screenwriting for Storytellers” by Sherlann D. Moore

“How to Sell Books by the Truckload on Amazon” by Penny Sansevieri

This book holds great, and practical strategies for making Amazon work for you. The background of the author and the groundwork the author laid of her credibility made me pay attention. The author acknowledged the incredible labyrinth that is Amazon, the dragon that many before her attempted to slay (sorry for the mixed metaphors), that is Amazon. Amazon continues to grow and as it grows, the intricacies of the business become harder and harder to negotiate. Imagine if you were trying to sell something on Amazon when it began and the relative ease of the process compared to now. … More “How to Sell Books by the Truckload on Amazon” by Penny Sansevieri

“Passing it Forward” by Lucie Ataya

“Passing It Forward” is a guide on self-publishing and book promotion written specifically for indie authors. Author Lucie Ataya developed this resource as she prepared to release her second novel, with the original intention of it being a one-page checklist. In its final format however, “Passing it Forward” evolved into an indispensable guide full of indie-tested practices and is a compilation of feedback from multiple self-published authors that will benefit authors of all experience levels, at every stage of the publishing journey. … More “Passing it Forward” by Lucie Ataya

“The Great First Impression Book Proposal” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Carolyn Howard-Johnson helps writers tackle the most challenging step to becoming a published author: the book proposal. “The Great First Impressions Book Proposal” is a brief and to-the-point guide that teaches writers how to successfully market books, gain attention from literary agents, and kickstart their career into a lasting partnership with the publisher. … More “The Great First Impression Book Proposal” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

“Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

In “Great Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers,” Carolyn Howard-Johnson provides writers with a concise reference manual to perfect their writing skills. This book is ideal for anyone looking to develop a book proposal that will bypass the pickiest editors. With an easy to digest format, this manual is a fine resource for browsing quick editing suggestions and corrections. … More “Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Writer Get Noticed! by Colleen M. Story

“Writer Get Noticed!” by Colleen M. Story is a holistic guide for all types of writers. I don’t mean just the ones who are trying to make a living successfully as an author. I think that this book will also serve those who write because they have a message to share. For these folks, success is measured by sharing their message, which could just be one book, articles, a blog…etc. … More Writer Get Noticed! by Colleen M. Story

“Street Journalist: Understand & Report the News in Your Community” by Lisa Loving

STREET JOURNALIST: UNDERSTAND & REPORT THE NEWS IN YOUR COMMUNITY Lisa LovingMicrocosm Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781621061076Reviewed by Skyler Boudreau for Reader Views (5/19) In “Street Journalist: Understand & Report the News in Your Community,” award-winning journalist Lisa Loving provides a guide to savvy community news reporting for eager young reporters and industry veterans alike. This book’s … More “Street Journalist: Understand & Report the News in Your Community” by Lisa Loving

“How to Revise and Re-Release Your Book” by Penny C. Sansevieri

HOW TO REVISE AND RE-RELEASE YOUR BOOK Penny C. SansevieriCreateSpace (2018)ISBN 9781723456954Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (4/19) I’ve had “How to Revise and Re-Release Your Book” by Penny C. Sansevieri on my stack of books to read for a while as I had a tough time finding time to read for my own … More “How to Revise and Re-Release Your Book” by Penny C. Sansevieri

“Writing for Bliss: A Companion Journal” by Diana Raab

WRITING FOR BLISS: A COMPANION JOURNAL Diana Raab Loving Healing Press (2019) ISBN 9781615994274 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (2/19) “Writing for Bliss: A Companion Journal” by Diana Raab is the perfect complement to her book, “Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life.” Having read the … More “Writing for Bliss: A Companion Journal” by Diana Raab