Library

Written By: Roberta Davis

These are all the books in the SSWC library at the time. If you are a member, you can check out any of these books for free each month. Due to the size of the library, not all of the books are brought to the meeting. If there is a book on this list that you would like to check out and you are a member, contact Ron Smith and ask him to make sure to bring it for you.

Books and Materials Currently Available to SSW Members
Librarian: Ron Smith

  • Author/Editor (E.) Copyright Yr. Title/Descriptions
  • Adams, Jane 1984 How to Sell What You Writ
  • Allen, Moira 2001 The Writer’s Guide to Queries, Pitches & Proposals
  • Barkas, J.L. 1985 How To Write Like A Professional
  • Barnhart, Helene 1985 How To Write & Sell the 8 Easiest Article Types
  • Bartholomy, David 1983 Sometimes You Have to Stand Naked
  • Bawer, Bruce 1987 Contemporary Stylist
  • Bernard, Andre (E.) 1990 Rotten Rejections (from hundreds of great writers from Gandhi to Dr. Seuss. Entertaining.)
  • Bernstein, Theodore 1965 The Careful Writer (Very detailed.)
  • Biagi, Shirley 1989 How to Write & Sell Magazine Articles
  • Bickham, Jack 1992 38 Common Fiction Mistakes
  • Bishop, Leonard 1988 Dare to be a Great Writer
  • Bower, Donald (E.) 1990 Professional Writers Guide (Young, James; Editor)
  • Boyd, Amanda 1997 Writer’s Digest Making Money Freelance Writing
  • Brannon, Lil 1982 Writers Writing (Several authors)
  • Brohaugh, William 1986 Professional Etiquette for Writers
  • Bykosky, Sheree &
  • Sander, Jennifer 1998 The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Getting Published
  • California Writer’s 1989 West Winds Four an Anthology (Short stories from
  • Club club members)
  • Cheney, Theodore 1987 Writing Creative Nonfiction
  • Collier, Oscar 1986 How to Write & Sell Your First Novel (Co-author
  • Leighton, Frances)
  • Collingwood, Donna 1993 Mystery Writer’s Market Place & Source Book
  • (Collingwood is Editor. Writers Market)
  • Cook, Marshall 1992 How to Write With the Skill of a Master and Geniusof a Child
  • Dachner, Don 1997 Caribbean History
  • Detz, Joan 1984 How to Write and Give a Speech
  • Dillard, Annie 1990 The Writing Life
  • Dowis, Richard 1990 How to Make Your Writing Reader Friendly
  • Drury, John 1991 Creating Poetry
  • Emerson, Connie 1993 Thirty-Minute Writer
  • Feldhake, Susan 1980 How to Write & Sell Confessions
  • Feldhake, Susan 1993 Writing True-Life Stories
  • Fiske, Robert 1994 Thesaurus of Alternatives to Worn-out Wordsand Phrases
  • Gentz, William 1982 Writing to Inspire
  • Gillett, Stephen 1996 World-Building (A writer’s guide to constructing
  • Star systems and life-supporting planets)
  • Gillis, Joseph 1987 Screenwriter’s Guide: Almost Everything You Need to Know
  • Glynn, Sal 2006 The Dog Walked Down the Street – An Outspoken
  • Guide for Writers Who Want to Publish
  • Goldberg, Natalie 2000 Thunder and Lightning (Great Reviews)
  • Goldberg, Natalie 1986 Writing Down the Bones (Club favorite)
  • Goldberg, Natalie 1990 Wild Mind (Great Inspiration)
  • Hanson, Nancy 1980 How You Can Make $25K a Year Writing
  • Homes, Marjorie 1993 How to Write & Sell Your Life Experiences
  • Jackson, Dennis 2002 The Journalist’s Craft ‘A Guide to Writing Better Stories’
  • Kevles, Barbara 1986 Basic Magazine Writing
  • Kilpatrick, James 1984 Writer’s Art
  • King, Stephen 2000 On Writing (Most popular club book)
  • Lane, Barry 1993 Writing as a Road to Self-Discovery
  • Laufenberg, Cindy 1996 1997 Song Writer’s Market
  • Lee, John 1994 Writing from the Body
  • Lipsett, Suzanne 1994 Surviving a Writer’s Life
  • Lukeman, Noah 2002 The Plot Thickens – 8 Ways to Bring Fiction to Life
  • McCormick, (E.) 1988 Guide: Fiction Writer’s Research Handbook
  • McCutcheon, Marc 1993 Writer’s Guide to Everyday Life in 1800’s
  • McCutcheon, Marc 1996 Building Believable Characters
  • McKeown, Tom 1992 Powerful Business Writing: Say What You Mean;Get What You Want
  • Miller, Casey 1988 Handbook for Nonsexist Writing
  • Mogilner, Alijandra 2006 (Co-author Mogilner, Tayoqa) Children’s Writer’s Word Book (Word list/ thesaurus by grade K-6th)
  • Newcomb, Duane 1987 How to Sell and Re-sell Your Writing
  • Niles, Elaura 2005 Some Writers Deserve to Starve
  • Nolan, William 1990 How to Write Horror Fiction
  • Norville, Barbara 1986 Writing the Modern Mystery
  • Nuwer, Hank 1995 How to Write Like an Expert About Anything
  • O’Hara, Carol 1992 From Concept Through Creation
  • O’Hara, Carol 1990 Write to a $1,000,000
  • O’Hara, Gerry 1985 Successful Romance Novel Writing Techniques
  • Payne, Lucile Vaughn 1965 The Lively Art of Writing
  • Paludan, Eve 1996 Romance Writer’s Pink Pages 1996-97
  • Plotnik, Arthur 1982 Elements of Editing- a Modern Guide for Editors and Journalists
  • Polking (E.) 1987 Beginning Writer’s Answer Book (Writer’s Digest)
  • Prince, Terry 1998 Tips for Writers
  • Provost, Gary 1990 Make Your Words Work ‘Proven Techniques for Effective Writing-For Fiction and Nonfiction
  • Pryor, Atton 2002 Publish It Yourself
  • Purcell, Ann 1991 Travel Writing and Photography
  • Ray, Robert 1994 The Weekend Novelist
  • Rockwell, F.A. 1975 How To Write Plots That Sell
  • Rosenbaum, Jean M.D1982 (Coauthor Veryl R. Psa.) Writer’s Survival Guide
  • Rouverol, Jean 1984 Writing for the Soaps
  • Schwarz, Ted 1990 Complete Guide to Writing Biographies
  • Scully, Celia 1986 (Co-author Thomas S. M.D.) How to Make Money Writing about Fitness & Health
  • Seidman, Michael 1988 From Printout to Published
  • Silver, David 1991 How to Pitch & Sell Your TV Script
  • Stanley, George 1986 Writing Short Stories for Young People
  • Straczyni, Michael 1996 Complete Book of Script Writing
  • Strickland, Bill (E.) 1989 On Being a Writer (Writer’s Digest)
  • Strunk, Jr. William 2000 The Elements of Style (Fourth Edition) White, E. B.
  • Truss, Lynne 2003 Eats, Shoots & Leaves – The Zero Tolerance
  • Approach to Punctuation (NY Times Bestseller)
  • Ueland, Brenda 1987 If You Want To Write (Recommended by T.E. Watson)
  • Ullmann, John 1991 (Co-author Colbert, Jan) Reporter’s Handbook
  • Wahlstrom, Ralph 2006 The Tao of Writing; Imagine. Create. Flow.
  • Westmore, Frank 1976 (Co-author Muriel, Davidson) The WestmoresOf Hollywood
  • Whalin, Terry 2005 Book Proposals That Sell (Nonfiction Book Proposals, only. Great reviews.)
  • Wigand, Molly 1992 How To Write & Sell Greeting Cards, Bumper Stickers, T-Shirts and Other Fun Stuff
  • Williamson, J.N. 1987 How to Writer Tales of Horror, Fantasy & ScienceFiction
  • Writer’s Digest 1991 Handbook of Short Story Writing Vol. 2 (Varies Authors)
  • Yudkin, Marcia 1998 Writing Articles About the World Around You
  • Zobel, Louise 1980 Travel Writer’s Handbook
  • Zollo, Paul 1993 Beginning Songwriter’s Answer Book Writer’s Market Books
  • Writer’s Market 2003 Writer’s Market 2003
  • Novel and Short Story 2004 Writer’s Market Novel and Short Story 2004
  • Writer’s Digests Guides with multiple Authors
  • Greene, Bob (E.) 1988 Writer’s Digest Handbook of Magazine Article Writing
  • Clark (E.) 1983 Writer’s Resource Guide
  • Polking (E.) 1985 Law and the Writer
  • Writer’s Digest Complete Series (Each book has detailed information about the specific subject.)
  • Bickham, Jack 1989 Setting
  • Card, Orson 1989 Characters and Viewpoint
  • Dibell, Ansen 1989 Plot
  • Edelstein, Scott 1989 Manuscript Submission (Suspect information is old.)
  • Dress, Nancy 1989 Beginnings, Middles and Ends
  • Reed, Kit 1989 Revision
  • Tobias, Ronald 1989 Theme