Monday, March 10, 2014

The Writers Bookself: Five Books Every Author Should Have

1. The Holy Bible
Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version
This should be the book that we base not only or lives on, but what we write as well.

112 Christian Authors and Publishing Professionals Share Their Best Advice for Novelists
This is one of best books of advice and encouragement for Christian authors. It isn't very expensive either.

Finding the Core of Your Story
If you struggle with telling others what your story is about and/or need to write a synopsis, this is the book for you.

A Novel Idea: Everything You Need to Know about Writing Inspirational Fiction
This book has a lot of helpful tips and tricks of writing fiction, sorted by topic. How do you write romantic scenes? What do you do about language? These and many other questions are covered.

The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Although not a strictly Christian book, this is such a helpful resource. How do you show, not tell that a character is angry? this book will help. What are some of the inner thoughts might go through a excited person? Yes, this book can help.

Sarah Holman is a not so typical mid-twenties girl: A homeschool graduate, sister to six awesome siblings, and author of four published books and counting. If there is anything adventuresome about her life, it is because she serves a God with a destiny bigger than anything she could have imagined.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for these helpful book recommendations. I particularly love the idea of the emotion thesaurus; it sounds like an invaluable tool!


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