If the writing is honest it cannot be separated from the man who wrote it.     Tennessee Williams


Sony Readers Book Club: Michael Connelly On Writing

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And here’s the final video response to the Sony Readers Book Club questions for Michael Connelly (Writers: this one’s for you!) — with Michael Connelly Books.


Writer’s Reference Library:

Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus


The Book of Writer’s Wisdom: 101 Rules

Elements of Style, by Strunk and

Writing Style by John R. Trimble

Scene and Structure by Jack Bickham

The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style (Berkley 2000)

Benet’s Reader’s Encyclopedia, Fifth Edition

Barlett’s Familiar Quotations, Eighteenth Edition

The World Almanac and Book of Facts (World Almanac Books, Published annually)

Internet References:





Writing Resources:

Writer’s Digest Shop
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How to Blog a Book by Nina Amir

Writing Articles:

Writing Articles on Oprah.com:

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Why the Best Way to Get Creative Is to Make Some Rules
The Writer’s Contract
How to Write Your Own Memoir
3 Ways to Bust Through Writer’s Block
A Conversation with Toni Morrison
Inside the Writer’s Mind
10 Things That Should Never Stop You from Writing Your Story
How to Get Unstuck

Top 10 Blogs for Writers 2011 – The Winners

From  http://writetodone.com

Jeff Goins – Writer
The Write Practice
Jane Friedman
Creative Penn
Bookshelf Muse
Romance University
Courage2 Create
Terrible minds
Artist’s Road
Word Play

Here are the 20 finalists in alphabetical order

Artist’s Road
Bookshelf Muse
Courage2 Create
Creative Penn
Ghost Writer Dad
Jane Friedman
Jeff Goins Writer
Men with Pens
The Other Side
Pen & Prosper
Renegade Writer
Romance University
Story Fix
Terrible minds
Victoria Mixon
Word Play
Write Practice
Writer’s Inner Journey
Writing Happiness

 Top 10 Blogs for Writers 2012 – The Winners

From  http://writetodone.com

Jeff Goins Writer


Positive Writer

positive writer

The Creative Penn

Creative Penn

Make a Living Writing

make a living writing

The Write Practice

Write practice

Live Write Thrive


Moody Writing

Moody writing

The Romance University

Romance university

The Renegade Writer

Renegade writer

The Writers [Inner] Journey

Writer's inner journey


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