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Friday, June 12, 2015

The Ultimate Writer's Workbook By Serita Deborah Stevens

by Lorie Lewis Ham

Details at the end of this post on how enter to win a copy of the book.

According to the author, Serita Stevens, The Ultimate Writer's Workbook for books and screenplays is based on her years of teaching at USC, UCLA and other schools as well. The book includes tips on writing both fiction and non-fiction.

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This book does an excellent job of covering almost everything a beginning writer should know, and makes for a great refresher for the more seasoned writer. Unlike most writing books, this one doesn't focus on just one type of writing--it shares tips about writing just about every genre, as well as writing different types of non-fiction books, and screenplays. It takes you from the very beginning, through dealing with writer's block, to sending out queries, to publicity for that final published piece of work. It also includes resources on self-publishing, which has become very popular, and much easier, over the last several years. And it has the value of being a workbook and including a lot of helpful examples.

Image source Motivational Publishing

Not only does Serita have a lot of teaching experience behind her, she also has an impressive list of writing credits, which include numerous screenplays, over 30 books, and short stories.

So if you always wanted to be a writer and didn't know how to start, or maybe you're going back to writing and could use a refresher course, or you want to try writing something different, don't miss this very informative and helpful book!

To enter to win a copy of The Ultimate Writer's Workbook, simply email KRL at krlcontests@gmail[dot]com by replacing the [dot] with a period, and with the subject line “Workbook,” or comment on this article. A winner will be chosen June 20, 2015. U.S. residents only. If entering via email please include your mailing address.

Lorie Lewis Ham is KRL's editor-in-chief/publisher. She has published in many venues through the years and has 5 published mystery novels. You can learn more about Lorie's writing on her blog Mysteryrat's Closet.

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