Lending Library

The following titles are available to ORA members to borrow from ORA’s Lending Library.  See a title you would like to check out?
Email ozarksromanceauthors@gmail.com and request a title.The ORA librarian will bring it to the next ORA Monthly Meeting for you to pick up.
You can click on the links to read more about the titles offered on Amazon.*
Word Work
“Word Work: Surviving and Thriving as a Writer” by Bruce Holland Rogers
20 Master Plots
“20 Master Plots (And How to Build Them)” by Ronald B. Tobias
Beginnings Middles Ends
“Beginnings, Middles & Ends” by Nancy Kress
Bird by Bird
“Bird by Bird: Some Instructions of Writing and Life” by Anne Lamott
Eats Shoots & Leaves
“Eats Shoots & Leaves: The Zero-Tolerance Approach to Punctuation” by Lynne Truss
Elements of Style
“Elements of Style (3rd Edition)” by Strunk & White
GMC Debra Dixon
“Goal, Motivation & Conflict: The Building Blocks of Good Fiction” by Debra Dixon
Guerilla Marketing for Writers
“Guerilla Marketing for Writers: 100 Weapons for Selling Your Work” by Jay Conrad Levinson, Rick Frishman, & Michael Larsen
Handbook of Magazine Article Writing
“Handbook of Magazine Article Writing” Edited by Jean M. Fredette
How to Start a Magazine and Publish It Profitably
“How to Start a Magazine and Publish It Profitably” by James Kobak
Lessons From a Lifetime of Writing
“Lessons from a Lifetime of Writing: A Novelist Looks at His Craft” by David Morrell
No Plot No Problem
“No Plot? No Problem! A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days” by Chris Baty
“ProBlogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income” by Darren Rowse
Publish Your Own Magazine
“Publish Your Own Magazine, Guidebook, or Weekly Newspaper” by Thomas A. Williams
Self-Editing For Fiction Writers
“Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself Into Print” by Renni Browne and Dave King
Self-Publish Today
“Self-Publish Today!” by Cindy Tyler
Start Your Own Self-Publishing Business
“Start Your Own Self-Publishing Business: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success” by Rob and Terry Adams
Starting & Running a Successful Newsletter or Magazine
“Starting & Running a Successful Newsletter or Magazine (3rd Edition)” by Cheryl Woodard
Podcasting Bible
“The Business Podcasting Bible: Wherever My Market Is… I Am” by Paul Colligan and Alex Mandossian
Comedy Bible
“The Comedy Bible: From Stand-Up to Sitcom — The Comedy Writer’s Ultimate How-To Guide” by Judy Carter
Complete Idiots Guide to Self-Publishing
“The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Self-Publishing” by Jennifer Basye Sander
Complete Idiots Guide
“The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Social Media Marketing” by Jennifer Abernethy
Grouchy Grammarian
“The Grouchy Grammarian: A How-Not-To Guide to the 47 Most Common Mistakes in English Made by Journalists, Broadcasters, and Others Who Should Know Better” by Thomas Parrish
Writing Articles From the Heart
“Writing Articles From the Heart: How to Write & Sell Your Life Experiences” by Marjorie Holmes
Writing Romances
“Writing Romances: A Handbook by the Romance Writers of America” Edited by Rita Gallagher and Rita Clay Estrada
Writing Television Sitcoms
“Writing Television Sitcoms” by Evan S. Smith
Writing the Breakout Novel
“Writing the Breakout Novel: Insider Advice for Taking Your Fiction to the Next Level” by Donald Maass
Writing the Fiction SynopsisWriting the Fiction Synopsis: A Step-by-Step Approach” by Pam McCutcheon
*some ORA library editions may be older than those linked to.

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