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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Book Review: "The Fiction Writers Handbook"

Book Review: "The Fiction Writer's Handbook"
by Shelly Lowenkopf

This Book Review post is part of the Premier Virtual Author Book Tours on behalf of this book. Click on the Tour image, above, to visit the other stops on the rest of this Tour.

Description of the Fiction Writers Handbook:
Publisher: White Whisker Books, November 16, 2012
Category: Non-Fiction, Writing, Publishing
Tour Dates: Feb 18-March 15, 2013
Available in: Print, Kindle, & Nook  336 pages

Promotional Description:
The Fiction Writer's Handbook is the definitive volume to explain the words and phrases that writers and editors use when they talk about a work. In the highly competitive publishing world, today's writers need to stay ahead of the competition and make every sentence count. This book will help new writers who need an understanding of the writing process, and for seasoned writers, it is a powerful tool.

Dr. Bill says:

The Fiction Writer's Handbook by Shelly Lowenkopf is a reference that will be useful to every writer of whatever genre. As as a writer, editor, and educator, Lowenkopf knows what we need as writers and had provided it is one handy volume. Open it up to any section and you will will get inspiration, a useful tip or a needed 'kick in the pants.' 

With the publishing world changing every day, it is great to have this distinctive volume of timeless advise at my fingertips. Thank you.

Promotional Information About Shelly Lowenkopf:

Shelly Lowenkopf taught in the University of Southern California's Master of Professional Writing Program for 34 years, has taught at the annual Santa Barbara Writer's Conference since 1980, and has been guest lecturer in many schools and conferences. He is currently Visiting Professor at the College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, with classes in noir fiction, the modern short story, genre fiction, and developing a literary voice. Lowenkopf has served as editorial director for literary, general trade, mass market, and scholarly book publishers, seeing over 500 books through the editorial and production process. His own short fiction has appeared widely in the literary press.

The Fiction Writers Handbook  Web Tour Schedule
So Many Precious Books  Feb 19  Spotlight & Giveaway
Angler's Rest Feb 20 Review &             Giveaway
Dizzy C's Chick Book Feb 21 Review                                   
Dizzy C's Chick Book Feb 22  Guest Post & Giveaway
Cozy Little Book Journal            Feb 26            Review                       
Cozy Little Book Journal            Feb 28 Interview & Giveaway
Bloggin Bout Books Feb 27 Review & Giveaway
Dr. Bill's Book Bazaar Feb 28 Review                                   
Alive on the Shelves Mar 1 Guest Post           
Angela Shelton            Mar 4 Review & Giveaway
Teena in Toronto Mar 5            Review                       
Book Lover's Library  Mar 6 Review                                   
Book Lover's Library Mar 7 Guest Post
Reviewing Shelf                  Mar  11 Review                                                     
Every Free Chance Mar 11 Guest Post
Broken Teepee             Mar 12 Review                                                     
Frugal Experiments Mar 13 Review & Giveaway
Joy Story Mar 14 Review & Giveaway            

Happy Reading,
Dr. Bill  ;-)

1 comment:

  1. Thanks so much for taking part in the tour. I'm so glad you found this writer's tool so handy!