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Writerly Advice

West Virginia Writers, Inc., proudly presents Writerly Advice a series of lessons, offering tips, tricks, and inspiration for writers of all skill levels and genres, written by over 20 talented members of West Virginia Writers, Inc.  UPDATE:  This book was named runner up in the How To category of the New York Book Festival.

Released by Headline Books, this new book is like a writer’s conference at your fingertips. Whether you want to travel to the past with historical fiction, create compelling couples for romance, or saddle up for a western, experienced authors cover the unique aspects of each genre and the techniques common to all great writing. Take your verse to another level with advice from a panel of accomplished poets, each of whom draws from a unique personal background and style. These essays will help you find the courage to get started, inspire you to try writing a memoir or short play, and encourage you to make time for your creativity.

Now celebrating their 42nd anniversary year, West Virginia Writers, Inc. is the largest all-volunteer, writers’ resource and service organization serving literary interests in West Virginia. Their aim is to expand and develop creative writing and professional opportunities for writers and to connect the state’s writers with others in the literary community and the public at large.

Contributors to this unique volume include Laura Treacy Bentley, Daleen Berry, Ace Boggess, Johnny D. Boggs, Tobi Doyle, Eric Fritzius, Doug Van Gundy, Marc Harshman, Patricia Hopper Patteson, Kirk Judd, Joe Limer, Cheryl Denise Miller, Cat Pleska, Carter Taylor Seaton, Carole Smith, Audrey Stanton-Smith, Sandy Whitlatch Tritt, Tim Waggoner, Sherrell Runnion Wigal, R.G. Yoho, and Nicole Yurcaba.

Writerly Advice: Tips & Techniques From WV Writers is available at your favorite local and online bookstore and www.wvwriters.org and www.HeadlineBooks.com ISBN 9781946664716, 7 x 10, 136 pages, pb, Retail $16.95