Helpful Resources

Here are some book suggestions we think you’d find useful to improve your writing:

The Fine Print of Self-Publishing: a primer on contact, printing costs, royalties, distribution, e-books, and marketing; Fifth Edition; Mark Levine, © 2014; Bascom Hill Publishing Group, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers; 15th edition; © 2003; The University of Chicago Press; Chicago, Illinois.  Note:  Almost any edition will suffice.

12 Keys to Writing Books That Sell; © 1989, Writer’s Digest Books, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Grammar for Smart People: Your User-Friendly Guide to Speaking and Writing Better English; Barry Tarhis; © 1992; Pocket Books, New York, New York.

The best punctuation book, period: A Comprehensive Guide for Every Writer, Editor, Student, and Businessperson; June Casagrande; © 2014, Ten Speed Press, New York, New York.

The Copyeditor’s Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications; Any Einsohn, ©2006, University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, California.

The Elements of Style; William Strunk, Jr., With Revisions, an Introduction, and a New Chapter on Writing, E.B. White; © 1959, The Macmillan Company, New York, New York.

It was the best of sentences, it was the worst of sentences., June Casagrande, © 2010, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley.