Category Archives: Writing Skills

Worth A Read A Great Writer’s Reference Book — Write Like the Masters by William Cane

Title: Write Like the Masters: Emulating the Best of Hemingway, Faulkner, Salinger, and Others Authors: William Cane EBook On Google Books: https://books.google.ie/books/about/Write_Like_the_Masters.html?id=SN9qL6CT-fIC&redir_esc=y Reviews On Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6784911-write-like-the-masters Reviews On Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Write-Like-Masters-Emulating-2009-10-22/dp/B01JXPGRDG/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1482363650&sr=1-4&keywords=WRITE+LIKE+THE+MASTERS Publisher Writer’s Digest Books, 2009 ISBN 1582975922, 9781582975924 Length 282 … Continue reading

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My Dream Is To Own My Own Bookstore & Cafe

Love these, floating bookstore and cafe. I found these on Google Images. My dream bookshop could be floating or on land a house designed to look like a boat. With Ireland’s weather I think on ground might be best but … Continue reading

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Well Worth A Read – The Art Of Memoir

Check this book out! Title: The Art of Memoir Author: Mary Karr ISBN: 0062223070 Publisher: Harper Perennial, 2016 Classification By Subject: LITERARY CRITICISM / General LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs On Google Books … Continue reading

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Keep The Faith Writers, It’s A Difficult Journey!

Title: Letters to a young poet Author: Rainer Marie Rilke ISBN – 10: 1603864806 ISBN – 13 : 978-1603864800 Publisher: Merchant Books, 2012 Edition Sample Text: ‘You ask whether your verses are any good. You ask me. You have asked … Continue reading

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Great Book For Writers – The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to City Spaces

Title: The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to City Spaces Authors: Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi Series: A Writer’s Guide Publisher: JADD Publishing ISBN 10: 098977256X ISBN 13: 978-0989772563

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How To Write Well

Title:How To Write Well: 10 Essential Self-Editing Tips Author: C S Lakin, Write To Done Full Text & Source: http://writetodone.com/how-to-write-well-self-editing-tips/ The Internet, Online, 17/2/2017 Sample Text: Do you want to write well? The easiest way to write well is to … Continue reading

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Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers

Title: Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers Author: Maria Popova , BrainPickings.Org Full Text & Source: https://www.brainpickings.org/2013/05/03/advice-on-writing/ The Internet, Online, 6/02/2017 Sample Text By popular demand, I’ve put together a periodically updated reading list of all … Continue reading

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Haven’t Written Anything Yet, Writing for Beginners

Title:Haven’t Written Anything Yet, Writing for Beginners Author: Writer’s Digest Full Text & Source: http://www.writersdigest.com/writing-articles/by-writing-level/havent-written-anything-yet The Internet, Online, 2/2/2017 Sample Text: If you’ve only just begun to develop your writing talent, whether for fiction or nonfiction, you’ll find invaluable guidance … Continue reading

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The Elements Of Style

A Must Read For Writers Title: The Elements Of Style Author: William E.Strunk & E.B. White Publisher: Pearson, 4th Edition, 1999 ISBN 10: 020530902X ISBN 13 : 978-0205309023    

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Nine Gates: Entering The Mind Of Poets

Recommended Reading For Poets –  5 stars Title: Nine Gates: Entering The Mind Of Poets Author: Jane Hirshfield Paperback: 228 pages Publisher: Harper Perennial (August 26, 1998) ISBN-10: 0060929480 ISBN-13: 978-0060929480  

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editMinion – Robotic Copy Editor

Writers Check This Out – Free Online Copy Editor EditMinion is a robotic copy editor to help you refine your writing by finding common mistakes. To get started, paste a chapter of writing into the box . It does not track … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading For Writers Of Fiction

Title: Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction 2 (Expanded Edition) Author: Charles Baxter Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Graywolf Press; 2 Expanded edition (September 2, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 1555975089 ISBN-13: 978-1555975081 Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.8  

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Great Book To Read For Writers

Title: The Writing Habit Author: David Huddle ISBN 10: 0874516684 ISBN 13: 978-0874516685 Publisher: UPNE, 1994 My Ratings : 5 stars  

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The Christmas Cards By Sebastian Barry

The story was commissioned by An Post in celebration of sending and receiving Christmas Cards. ( A sweet tale by Sebastian Barry, Irish Author) Title: The Christmas Card Tale Author: Sebastian Barry Source: http://www.anpost.ie/AnPost/MainContent/ChristmasChannel/The+Christmas+Card+Tale.htm The Internet, Online, 16/12/2016 A Christmas … Continue reading

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Memory Books for Bereavement

Title:Memory Books for Bereavement Author: Marcelina Hardy Full Text & Source: http://dying.lovetoknow.com/coping-grief/memory-books-bereavement The Internet, Online, 20/11/2016 Sample Text Memory books are the perfect way to remember a loved one who has died. They can hold some of the most precious … Continue reading

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Grief Journaling – It Works !

Title: Grief Journaling Tips & Writing Prompts Author: Heather Stang, Mindfulness & Grief Full Text & Source: http://mindfulnessandgrief.com/grief-journaling/ The Internet, Online, 20/11/2016 Sample Text: Grief journaling can help you record and process your experience of grief. As you begin to … Continue reading

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The Sleep and Work Habits of 15 Famous Writers

Title: The Sleep and Work Habits of 15 Famous Writers Author: Sarah Stodola Full Text & Source: https://vanwinkles.com/sleep-habits-of-famous-writers The Internet, Online, 07/09/2016 Sample Text: Ask any fan of literature to describe the quintessential writer’s lifestyle, and the answer usually includes … Continue reading

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The Outline Of The Story Is Clear In My Mind But It’s Still Evolving!

The plot of the story is clear in my head but it is still evolving. Writing ia a hugely subjective process. We delete and edit as much text as we retain and sometimes the story and characters changes along the … Continue reading

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50 Famous Author Interviews That Shouldn’t Be Missed

Title:50 Famous Author Interviews That Shouldn’t Be Missed Author: Online College Organisation Full Text & Source:http://www.onlinecollege.org/2010/03/28/50-famous-author-interviews-that-shouldnt-be-missed/ The Internet, Online, 14/08/2016 Sample Text: Bestsellers Get a look into authors with celebrity status in these interviews. These interviews may also be of … Continue reading

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Writers’ Week

Title: Writers’ Week Author: Listowel Writers’ Week Full Text & Source: http://writersweek.ie/ The Internet, Online, 03/08/2016 Sample Text: Listowel Writers’ Week is an internationally acclaimed literary festival devoted to bringing together writers and audiences at unique and innovative events in … Continue reading

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