Excellent Books on Writing:
Writing & Selling the Christian Novel
by Penelope J. Stokes
Techniques of the Selling Writer
by Dwight V. Swain
How to Grow a Novel
by Sol Stein
The First Five Pages
by Noah Lukeman
Getting Into Character
by Brandilyn Collins
Plot and Structure
by James Scott Bell
Self-Editing for Fiction Writers
by Renni Browne and Dave King
Your Novel Proposal from Creation to Contract
by Blythe Camenson & Marshall J. Cook
Here are a few industry websites that provide
some excellent advice and insight:
The Christian Writer’s View
This is an excellent discussion group that has a panelist of professionals who share their expertise on weekly topics. There is no yearly fee to join.
American Christian Fiction Writers
This site is a tremendous resource for writers of all skill levels. ACFW also has an excellent yearly writer’s conference.
An excellent writer’s conference.
Rachelle Gardner, Literary Agent
A great blog about the industry written by literary agent, Rachelle Gardner.
An excellent industry blog written by Michael Hyatt, President & CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers.
An excellent industry news publication.