Writing Resources

I have benefited from the wisdom and guidance of so many others who believed in me and my work. I could have easily walked away from the frustrations that the writing life often brings were it not for a writing community. Here are just a few of the dozens who have impacted my craft.

Emily Golden: Golden May | Book Coaching & Editing (goldenmayediting.com)

Joan Dempsey: Joan Dempsey — joandempsey.com

Marita Golden: Marita Golden | Author | Creative Writing Coach | Literary Consultant | Creative Writing Workshops | Book Editor – Are You Ready to Write?

Leslie Pietrzyk: Work-in-Progress (workinprogressinprogress.com)

Michelle Brafman: Michelle Brafman – Author of Washing the Dead, Bertrand Court


VCFA Novel Writing Conference: Novel Retreat – Vermont College of Fine Arts (vcfa.edu)

Yale Writers Workshop: Summer Writing Workshop | Yale Summer Session

Books on Writing

Art of Fiction by John Gardner

Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style by Virginia Tufte

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

Emotional Craft of Fiction by Donald Maass

Mystery and Manners by Flannery O’Connor

On Writing by Stephen King

Save the Cat! Writes a Novel by Jessica Brody

Story Genius by Lisa Cron

Thrill Me: Essays on Fiction by Benjamin Percy

Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Greenberg

What I Am Reading

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee

The Soul of America by Jon Meacham

Love Your Enemies by Arthur Brooks

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeomo Oluo

Everything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout