Articles by Jerri


Start a Critique Group

Take the Challenge


Endear us to your character

Writing Yourself into a Dead End

Stuck in the middle of your novel and don't know where to go next?

Writing is Like a Block of Clay






Jerri's Book Recommendations:
  • Foundations of Fiction, by Judith H. Simpson

  • Writing the Breakout Novel, by Donald Maass

  • The Fire in Fiction, by Donald Maass

  • The Sell Your Novel Tool Kit, by Elizabeth Lyon 

  • Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, by Renni Browne and Dave King

  • The Elements of Style, by William Strunk, Jr. and E.B. White

  • The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes, by Jack M. Bickham

  • Scene & Structure, by Jack M. Bickham

  • Setting, by Jack M. Bickham

  • Writing and Selling Your Novel, by Jack M. Bickham

  • Writing Dialogue, by Tom Chiarella

  • Creating Character Emotions, by Ann Hood



Recommended Writing Magazines:

  • Writer's Digest

  • The Writer


Jerri Gibson McCloud 2005-2012