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The Ink Reference Library . . .

Mystery Writers Ink owns a loaning library of solid crime and mystery writing reference books, available free of charge to members. To borrow a book, contact our Library co-ordinator before the next monthly meeting. The Library co-ordinator will confirm your message was received and bring the book (if not already checked out) to the next INK monthly meeting.

Books may be signed out for a period of one month between September and June.

Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) Apply Yourself: Grant Application Guide
Applebaum, Judith

How to Get Happily Published

Bickham, Jack

Scene & Structure: Elements of Fiction Writing

Block, Lawrence Writing the Novel: From Plot to Print

Brown, Rita Mae

Starting From Scratch: A Different Kind of Writers' Manual

Card, Orson Scott

Characters & Viewpoint: Elements of Fiction Writing

City of Calgary Police Dept. The Policeman's Notebook (photocopies)
Coughlan, Eileen Dying by Degrees

Dibell, Ansen

Plot: Elements of Fiction Writing

Drapeau, Col. (Ret.) Michel W.

Canadian Military Law. (folder)

Fallis, Greg

Just the Facts, Ma'am: A writer's guide to investigators and investigation techniques

Faron, Fay

Rip-Off: A writer's guide to crimes of deception

Frey, James The Key: How to Write Damn Good Fiction Using the Power of Myth

Grafton, Sue (Ed)

Writing Mysteries: A Handbook by the Mystery Writers of America

Herbert, Rosemary (Ed)

The Oxford Companion to Crime & Mystery Writing

King, Stephen

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

Kress, Nancy

Beginnings, Middles & Ends: Elements of Fiction Writing

Kress, Nancy

Dynamic Characters: How to create personalities that keep readers captivated

Lamott, Anne

Bird by Bird: Some Instruction on Writing and Life

Lucke, Margaret

Writing Mysteries

Mactire, Sean

Malicious Intent: A writer's guide to how criminals think

Marks, Jeffrey Intent to Sell: Marketing the Genre Novel

McCutcheon and Waite

The Writers Brainstorming Kit: Thinking in New Directions

Nicholson, Deborah House Report
Nicholson, Deborah Evening the Score

Page, David

Body Trauma: A writer's guide to wounds and injuries

Sayers, Dorothy L., Simenon, Georges et al. Mystery Quartet
Shultz Nicholson, Lorna See Fox Run
Storyteller Magazine, Fall 2004 issue
featuring short story "Tommy Palmer's Ghost"
written by INK member Jayne Barnard
Turco, Lewis Dialogue: How to get your characters talking to each other

Wilson, Keith

Cause of Death: A writer's guide to death, murder and forensic medicine

Rodale, J.I. compiler and editor The Word Finder

Windgate, Anne

Scene of the Crime: A writer's guide to crime-scene investigations