[Zetta’s Reference Desk] – Elements of Style by Strunk & White

The chapter I utilize the most is one not often found in writing reference books, or at least not in such a concise manner. It’s something I should probably read everyday: “Words and Expressions Commonly Misused.” Continue reading [Zetta’s Reference Desk] – Elements of Style by Strunk & White

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[Zetta’s Reference Desk] – Writing the Paranormal Novel by Steven Harper

Not only does Harper give you the nitty gritty, his writing style is personable and pulls you along, encouraging you to continue—like any good book should. Throughout the book he offers exercises and checklists to help you apply what you’ve just read and organize your thoughts. Continue reading [Zetta’s Reference Desk] – Writing the Paranormal Novel by Steven Harper

[Zetta’s Reference Desk] – How to Write Erotic Fiction and Sex Scenes by Ashley Lister

Basically, Lister has condensed a writing course into a book that focuses on erotica and writing sex scenes using lots of illustrative examples written by several contemporary erotica authors. If you’re not able to attend his lectures in the UK, this is perhaps the next best thing. Continue reading [Zetta’s Reference Desk] – How to Write Erotic Fiction and Sex Scenes by Ashley Lister