Kimberly’s Friends

February 5th. 2009

One of the blessings I’ve received the last few years has been meeting other writers. Take a few minutes to browse through this list and visit the sites of accomplished authors. Maybe you’re already a fan of some, while others will be new to you. I’ve also posted recommended book titles for those who want to learn more about the craft of writing.

Books to consider:
Writing the Breakout Novel by Donald Maass
Techniques of the Selling Writer by Dwight V. Swain
Stein on Writing by Sol Stein
Self-Editing for Fiction Writers by Renni Browne and Dave King
Writing and Selling the Christian Novel by Penelope J. Stokes
The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes: (And How to Avoid Them) by Jack M. Bickham
The Plot Thickens: 8 Ways to Bring Fiction to Life by Noah Lukeman
Christian Fiction Online Magazine
Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies: A Guide to Language for Fun and Spite by June Casagrande
Christian Writer’s Market Guide by Sally Stuart
Woe is I by Patricia O’Conner
Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
Publicize Your Book by Jacqueline Deval
The Flip Dictionary by Barbara Ann Kipfer
A Christian Writer’s Manual of Style by Bob Hudson & Shelley Townsend
The Elements of Style by William Strunk and E.B. White
On Writing Well by William Zinsser
You Can Market Your Book by Carmen Leal
The Art of the Book Proposal by Eric Maisel
Sell Yourself Without Selling Your Soul by Susan Harrow

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American Christian Fiction Writers-

Websites to visit:

James Scott Bell

Karen Ball –

Lisa Tawn Bergren –

Kristin Billerbeck –

Terri Blackstock –

Tracey Bateman –

Judy Christie –

Mindy Starns Clark –

Debra Clopton-

Colleen Coble –

Brandilyn Collins –

Lynn Coleman –

Lori Copeland-

Jeanne Dammoff –

Sharon Dunn –

Janet Eckels –

Sharon Ewell Foster-

Judy Gann –

Bill Giovannetti –

Sheila Wray Gregoire –

Robin Jones Gunn –

Rene Gutteridge –

Louise M. Gouge –

Tricia Goyer –

Carol Hamilton –

Robin Lee Hatcher –

Rachel Hauck –

Roxanne Henke –

Kristen Heitzmann –

B.J. Hoff –

Diann Hunt –

Denise Hunter –

Randall Ingermanson –

Karen Kingsbury –

Wendy Lawton-

Yvonne Lehman –

Debbie Macomber-

Gail Martin –

Cindy McCormick Martinusen –

Nancy Mehl –

Judith Miller –

DiAnn Mills –

Siri Mitchell –

Nancy Moser –

Karen O’Connor –

Donita K. Paul –

Deborah Raney –

Lois Richer –

Gayle Roper –

Lisa Samson –

Cyndy Salzmann –

Lauraine Snelling –

Camy Tang –

Susan May Warren –

Stephanie Grace Whitson –

Linda Windsor –

Lisa Wingate –

Carol Umberger –

Kim Vogel Sawyer –

Amy Wallace –

Lenora Worth –

Kathleen Y’Barbo –