That sparked my years-long effort to offer a Survival Kit for Writers Who Don't Write Right workshop at writers' conferences. By that point, I'd attended a ...
Author: Patricia McLinn
Publisher: Craig Place Books
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Just Write It Can you survive in publishing genre fiction if you don’t outline, if you go AWOL from character interviews, if you go cross-eyed at color-keyed plot charts, and if you would rather clean a sewer than write a synopsis? Whether you’re indie, traditional or hybrid, the answer is yes. A veteran bestselling author shares how she’s survived and thrived through 50 books and 30 years in publishing. USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn, who has taught writing from Australia to Washington, D.C., presents practical, proven and hard-won tips and tools for those who don’t write “right.” Nonfiction by Patricia McLinn Word Watch: A Writer's Guide to the Slippery, Sneaky and Otherwise Tricky. “Word Watch does for the common man or woman what Theodore Bernstein's The Careful Writer does for the scholarly intellectual. Far more extensive than Bernstein, having been created over the course of years, it's a valuable reference and a good read rolled into one.” – 5-star review “Keep it handy on your desk. Take it along for casual browsing … Read four or five entries a day to give your brain a good workout -- and your spirit a good laugh.” – 5-star review "A Fun Frolic Through the English Language" – review headline Fiction/Mystery by Patricia McLinn Caught Dead in Wyoming series Sign Off Left Hanging Shoot First Last Ditch Look Live Back Story Cold Open Hot Roll "While the mystery itself is twisty-turny and thoroughly engaging, it's the smart and witty writing that I loved the best." -- Diane Chamberlain, New York Times bestselling author "Colorful characters, intriguing, intelligent mystery, plus the state of Wyoming leaping off every page." -- Emilie Richards, USA Today bestselling author Secret Sleuth series Death on the Diversion Death on Torrid Ave. Death on Beguiling Way Mystery with romance Proof of Innocence Price of Innocence Ride the River: Rodeo Knights Fiction/Contemporary Romance Wyoming Wildflowers series Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning (prequel) Almost a Bride Match Made in Wyoming My Heart Remembers -- A New World (prequel to Jack’s Heart) Jack’s Heart -- Rodeo Nights Where Love Lives A Cowboy Wedding Other Romance Series The Wedding Series Marry Me Seasons in a Small Town Bardville, Wyoming A Place Called Home Fiction/Western Historicals Widow Woman To Love a Cowboy