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Sunday, December 30, 2007

Carolyn's Top Ten Book Picks for Writers

Ta da!! Here they are. My top ten choices for writers.

Every one of these books will inspire writers to do bigger and better things with their publishing careers. You'll find a little of everything here. From books on speaking better (which is my number one way to promote a book by the way--one I mention in The Frugal Book Promoter) to perfecting your understanding of grammar and style.

You'll find my top ten choices for mainstream reading at You'll also find my Noble (Not Nobel!) Awards there.

Top Ten Best Books for Writers

Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies by June Casagrande

Art of Assessment by Magdalena Ball

Speak with Passion by Pam Gilbreath Kelly (because an authors' best path to promotion is speaking!)

Speak Up! & Succeed by Nance Rosen (see above)

Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog by Kitty Burns Florey (grammar and diagramming)

The Describer's Dictionary by David Grambs

Rereadings by Anne Fadiman

Your First Novel by Ann Rittenberg and Laura Whitcomb

The Writer's Journey by Christopher Vogler

Grassroots Marketing for Authors and Publishers by Shel Horowitz (e-book)
Carolyn is the author of The Frugal Book Promoter, winner of USA News Best Book award and the Irwin Award, and The Frugal Editor, also a USA Book News Best Book in its category. Learn more at my temporary website,

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