Reference Books for Writing
Books to refer to when researching a subject.
Book of Poisons - Review
The Book of Poisons, by Serita Stevens and Anne Bannon, isn’t just for those who are looking for a way to rid themselves of someone they don’t like, it is a guide for writers who need to decide what poison would be perfect for one of their villains to use.
Close Ups & Close Encounters - a Review
Close Ups & Close Encounters works as an informative reference for any writer who plans on creating a character who is a wildlife photographer. Or maybe you just want to use the pictures as writing prompts. Your creative mind should come up with several ideas as you gaze at each photograph.
Cold Blooded Killers – a Review
I found these books to be very interesting and great references for writers of fiction. If you want to delve into the frightening mind and world of a cold-blooded killer and see what makes him act the way he does, you need look no further than these books.
Dictionaries and Thesauri
Dictionaries and thesauri are reference books that every writer needs to keep close by. A dictionary should be consulted not only to find the meanings of words, but also to check for their correct spelling. A thesaurus is used to find synonyms.
Eats, Shoots and Leaves - Review
Eats, Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss is an indispensable guide to correct punctuation. Hard to believe in today’s world of text-messaging that anyone still cares about how the written word is punctuated, but it is important.
Reference Books for Writers
Sometimes you need to know more about a certain subject when writing a piece of fiction.
S.J. Brown – Inspiration & Pictures
What was the inspiration for this book? Has she ever been injured by any of the animals she was attempting to photograph? How did she decide which pictures to include in this book? When did she first have a desire to capture pictures of the wildlife around her and write about it?
S.J. Brown – Opportunities
How does she balance her time between family, friends, taking pictures, and writing? Have any new opportunities come her way because of her writing and photography? What advice does she have for writers and/or photographers who are striving to be published?
Serial Killers – a Review Fiction Writing Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Fiction Writing Site Map
There are some really sick people in this world. Yeah, I knew that before, but after reading Serial Killers by RJ Parker, I have discovered just how truly sick some are. Four separate books are included in this one volume.
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