- You want to write a book but don’t know how to get started. Telling Your Tale can help you learn.
- You’ve written a book and somebody told you it wasn’t good enough. It’s just their opinion. You may never be able to change that opinion, but Telling Your Tale can help you get better at the craft of writing.
- You’re writing a book but don’t think you can finish it. You can. You just need a little push in the right direction. Telling Your Tale gives you that push.
Whether you want to be published by a traditional publisher or intend to go the independent route and publish your own book through eBook and POD (print on demand) mechanisms, Telling Your Tale can help you. Using engaging exercises, illustrative examples and inspiring advice, Telling Your Tale will guide you to find your writing voice and personal style, develop multi-dimensional characters who reflect today’s diverse communities, and weave plots that keep readers turning the pages.
If you’re serious about moving forward with your writing, download your copy of Telling Your Tale today and get started.
Telling Your Tale: The Beginner’s Guide to Writing Fiction for Print and eBook was previously published as Telling the Tale: The African-American Fiction Writer’s Guide. The new edition has been updated to reflect the eBook revolution and lessons learned in the ten years since the first edition was published.
“[Benson’s] writing advice is constructive and sincere; writers would be well-advised to follow her advice and practice their craft by completing the exercises in the book. Benson knows her stuff, and her wonderful reference book for African-American fiction writers would be equally useful to writers of any ethnicity.” –WritersWrite.com on Telling the Tale: The African-American Fiction Writer’s Guide