Lisa Rosenthal

The Author

"The Writing Group Book brims with useful information and anecdotes that are anything but dry."   
  --Writer's Digest magazine

"This is a book for all of us. " --Nikki Giovanni, poet

"This book anticipates many of the reefs that bedevil the launching of a group and wise counsel on how to navigate them." --Jeffrey Sweet, playwright and author of
The Dramatist's Toolkit and Solving Your Script

Every writer, published or unpublished, needs inspiration, feedback, motivation, and the support and stimulus of a like-minded community.  In this insightful guide, more than 30 members of writing groups explain how and why they found a group to join or started one from scratch. Poets, playwrights, screenwriters, fiction and nonfiction writers, memoirists, children's writers, and others share their tips on how

For more information or to arrange an interview or schedule a workshop on creating an effective writing group, please email

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Also by Lisa Rosenthal 
A Dog's Best Friend, A
An Activity Book for Kids and Their Dogs

American Booksellers Association Children's "Pick of the Lists"     

Owning a pet can teach a child responsibility, patience, confidence, and the satisfaction of a job well done--and best of all, it's fun!

"Good, basic advice, simply stated, is interspersed with enough fun projects to hold the attention of youngsters both two-legged and four-legged."

--Betty White, actress and dog lover

"Shares a wide variety of activities that provide countless hours of indoor entertainment for everyone."

--Dog World magazine

"Dogs deserve a lifelong commitment of responsible caring, and Rosenthal's book deserves praise for helping children play their part."

--The Humane Society of the United States

"Novel ideas to strengthen the canine/child connection."

--Dog World magazine

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