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The Professional Writer: Getting Ideas; Avoiding Pitfalls
The Professional Writer: Getting Ideas; Avoiding Pitfalls re-emphasizes the need to write well before seeking a publisher or trying to self-publish. This "must have" book by Marsh Cassady, Ph.D., is a veritable portable writer's workshop, and is a compilation of things he has discovered writers need to know to be successful. The book is aimed at writers of all genres.
Kindle Edition, 282 pages
Published November 19th 2013 by EgretBooks.com
(first published October 9th 2013)
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From my Amazon review: Lots and lots of writing exercises and examples for aspiring writers, plus humorous quotes from famous writers. It's based on the writing workshops of former university professor Marsh Cassady, Ph.D., a professional writer who has more than fifty published works in several genres. I particularly liked the section on avoiding pitfalls, which includes good instructions on how to properly format manuscripts before submitting to agents.