Jessica Page Morrell

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Jessica Page Morrell
Born United States
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Subject Writing
Website
www.writing-life.com

Jessica Page Morrell is an American author.

Career[edit]

Morrell is a contributor to The Writer and Writer's Digest magazines.[1]

Her book, Thanks But This Isn't For Us (2009), describes mistakes that new authors make and how these writers can fix their writing.[2] In particular, she lays out the necessity and process of creating a plan or structure for a novel, before starting to write one.[3] Library Journal states that she "convincingly portrays the craft of writing for publication."[4]

Morrell conducts workshops throughout the Pacific Northwest.[1]

Morrell grew up in Wisconsin and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She has one daughter and two granddaughters and lives in Portland, Oregon.[5]

Works[edit]

  • Thanks, But This Isn't for Us: A (Sort of) Compassionate Guide to Why Your Writing is Being Rejected (2009) Tarcher [6][7]
  • Bullies, Bastards and Bitches: How to Write the Bad Guys of Fiction (2008) Writer’s Digest Books
  • The Writer's I Ching: Wisdom for the Creative Life (2007) Running Press Book Publishers
  • Voices from the Street: Truths about Homelessness from the Sisters of the Road (2007) Gray Sunshine
  • Between the Lines: Master the Subtle Elements of Fiction Writing (2006) Writer's Digest Books
  • Writing Out the Storm (1998) Collectors Press [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jessica Page Morrell". Baker & Taylor Author Biographies. 5 January 2000. Retrieved 20 January 2016 – via EBSCO. (Subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ Hart, Melissa (2009). "Keeping Writers Out of the Rejection Pile". Writer. 122 (9): 43–44. Retrieved 20 January 2016 – via EBSCO. (Subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ Boudreau, Dan (9 November 2010). "There is an art to writing business plan". The Prince George Free Press. 
  4. ^ Schade, Ann (2009). "Thanks, but This Isn't for Us: A (Sort of) Compassionate Guide to Why Your Writing Is Being Rejected". Library Journal. 134 (12): 104–105. Retrieved 20 January 2016 – via EBSCO. (Subscription required (help)). 
  5. ^ Morrell, Jessica Page (2006). Between the Lines: Master the Subtle Elements of Fiction Writing. Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books. p. 300. 
  6. ^ Ribas, Maria (25 February 2015). "9 Books That Will Make You a Better Writer Just By Reading Them (book review)". Bustle. Retrieved 20 January 2016. 
  7. ^ Behe, Rege (21 September 2009). "How to self-publish (review of: "Thanks, But This Isn't For Us: A (Sort of) Compassionate Guide to Why Your Writing is Being Rejected")". McClatchy - Tribune Business News. 
  8. ^ "Help Yourself (review of Writing Out the Storm)". Dallas Morning News. 6 December 1998. 

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