Writing and Publishing


Spilling Ink by Annie Mazer

Combines inspirational anecdotes and writing prompts with practical writing guidance on how to find one’s voice, develop characters and plot, make revisions, and overcome writer’s block.


Screenplays by Dan Elish

Explores the craft of writing filmscripts, including a history of the movies, information on the process of planning and organizing a screenplay, advice on formats, comments by professional screenwriters, and suggestions for writing exercises.


Wild Ink:  Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing in the Young Adult Market by Victoria Hanley

Offers advice to aspiring writers of young adult fiction and nonfiction including how and where to submit your manuscript, how working with a traditional publisher differs from self-publishing, and how best to market your book.


Seize the Story:  A Handbook for Teens Who Like to Write by Victoria Hanley


Writing and Publish:  The Ultimate Teen Guide by Tina P. Schwartz

Discusses many matters that are not often presented in guides to writing and publishing, such as the importance of mentors and critique groups, as well as courses and extracurricular activities that can be of great help to the up-and-coming teen author. The book explores various writing careers and the basics of publishing and marketing, including how to write query letters.


Thrice Told Tales by Catherine Lewis

Depicts three not-so-helpless blind mice who demystify useful literary elements, sharing lighthearted language secrets and absurdist rules that include coverage of the differences between bildungsroman, epigram, and epistolary.



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