Recommended Writer's Library
building your writer's library gradually, as you can afford to - being
a good steward of your financial resources. Sections A through F can be
ordered online from 1-800-21-WRITE or e-mail ACWriters@aol.com for a printed
book from each category, then add a second, and so forth, until you have
a well-stock library of writer's tools, training, and reference materials.
Writer's Market Guide by Sally Stuart, an annual publication. Sally's
guide has over 2000 Christian publications and organizations listed.
Market by Writers Digest publications, an annual publication. This
secular market guide has only about 200 religious markets listed, including
cults and other non-Christian publications.
Introduction to Christian Writing by Ethel Herr, a classic.
Guide to Writing for Publication by
to Getting Published
by Sally Stuart
Wise by Dennis Hensley
Toolbox Style Guides
Writers' Manual of Style
by Robert Hudson
of Style by Wm. Strunk & E.B. White, a short & to-the-point
Dictionary by Barbara Ann Kipfer
Finder by J. I. Rodale
Is I by Patricia O'Conner, best tongue-in-cheek fun grammar guide
Toolbox Reference Books
Proposals that Sell by W. Terry Whalin
Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
by Merriam-Webster Inc.
Can Market Your Book by Carmen Leal
Writing Well by William Zinsser, a classic.
for Fiction Writers by Renni Browne and Dave King
& Craft of Poetry by Michael J. Bugeja
Magazine Writing by Roger Palms, former editor of Decision magazine!
Wiles by Donna Elizabeth Boetig
to Write & Sell the Christian Novel by Gilbert Morris
to Write Funny by Greg Gagliardi
to Write What You Love by Dennis Hensley
OCACW President's pick for Inspirational Books for Christian Writers:
Ink by Scott Larsen
His Answer by Marlene Bagnull, a Bible study for Christian writers!
Heart of the Artist
by Rory Noland, gifts and character as a writer.
to Writer by Bodie & Brock Thoene, by a great Christian fiction
Christian Imagination by Leland Ryken, visit with Tolkein, C.S.
A Book that makes a Difference
by Philip Gerard, why do you write?