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BOOKS by Barbara Florio Graham:
The Secrets of Emotional, Hot-Button Copywriting: How to Employ the 7 Key copy Drivers that Make People Act, by Denny Hatch, the most respected authority on direct mail in the U.S., who has drawn from the top sellers to show the reader exactly how to reach the public, whether with paid ads or in media releases and promotional materials. Published by Target Marketing, for whom Denny writes a popular free newsletter, Business Common Sense. Order using this URL. Read Bobbi's full review HERE.
Denny has followed his popular Secrets of Emotional, Hot-Button Copywriting with another terrific book of compilations from his extensive archives. Career-Changing Takeaways is a compilation of quotes, rules, aphorisms, tips, quips, sage advice and secrets. Organized in 99 categories, this is a book to browse for fun as well as to pick up when you need a catchy phrase to liven up an article, an anecdote to add to a speech, or advice for a friend or client. Order using this URL.
What to Charge: Pricing Strategies for Freelancers and Consultants, by Laurie Lewis, who has operated a freelance medical writing and editing business in NYC since 1985. She wrote the first edition of this book in 2001. Read more about the updated second edition HERE.
From Improvise Press, a new publishing venture started by seasoned freelancer Kelly James-Enger, which promises to produce books for creative people who want to profit from their passions. Kelly's first two titles are: Dollars and Deadlines: Make Money Writing Articles for Print and Online Markets, for writers new to freelancing, and Six-Figure Freelancing: The Writers Guide to Making More Money, for more experienced writers.
by Paul Lima: (www.Paullima.com): (e-books)
Roughing It in the Market: a survival toolkit for the savvy writer, published by the Periodical Writers Association of Canada www.pwac.ca
Motivation for Writers, by Nate Hendley http://www.lulu.com/content/1230618
by Karen Elizabeth Gordon, Pantheon Books:
Woe is I: The Grammarphobes Guide to Better English in Plain English, Third Edition, by Patricia T. OConner. Riverhead Books a division of Penguin
Grammar Girls Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, by Mignon Fogarty. Published by Holt, Reinhart & Winston.
Eats, Shoots and Leaves, by Lynne Truss (punctuation)
The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition. University of Chicago Press. Online access available.
Be Your Own Editor by Sigrid Macdonald (available from LuLu)
Writer's Market, published annually by Writer's Digest Books (www.writersdigest.com)
The Writer's Handbook, edited by Sylvia K. Burack, Kalmbach Publishing, Boston (annual)
The Write Track, by Betty Jane Wylie, MacMillan, 1998
The Writer's Home Companion, edited by Joan Bolker, Owl Books,
Writing Life, edited by Constance Rooke. 50 celebrated authors share what it means to be a writer. (www.pencanada.ca)
by Bobbi Linkemer: http://www.writeanonfictionbook.com
Words To Live By (a memoir of Bobbi's career as a writer)
by Patricia Fry: www.matilijapress.com
by Michael Larsen of Michael Larsen-Elizabeth Pomada Literary Agents
Hooking the Reader: Opening Lines that Sell, by Sharon Rendell-Smock www.rendell-smock.com
I See Your Name Everywhere: Leverage the Power of the Media to Grow Your Fame, Wealth and Success, by publicity expert Pam Lontos www.prpr.net/
by Julie V. Watson www.seacroftpei.com
How Women Make Money (Dundurn, 2004)
Unclutter Your Life, Transforming Your Physical, Mental and Emotional Space, by Katherine Gibson, (Beyond Words Publishing, Inc., 2004) www.clutterbook.com)
Books by Diana Hacker (www.dianahacker.com) from Bedford/St.Martins Press
Writer's Digest Magazine, 9933 Alliance Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.writersdigest.com
Writer's Yearbooks & guides, Writer's Digest, 9933 Alliance Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.writersdigest.com
Freelance Writer's Report, Cassell Communications Inc., Maple Ridge Road, North Sandwich, NH 03259 www.writers-editors.com
The Writer, 102 Boylston Ave., Boston, MA 02116 www.writermag.com
The Writer's Eye Magazine www.thewriterseye.com/