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"Anyone can be a writer. In fact, it's particularly hard to get through the public school system without at one time or another doing some form of creative writing. "The National Writers Association Guide to Writing for Beginners: A How-To Reference for Plot, Dialogue, Nonfiction, Internet Publishing, and More" is simply a guide to getting ones mind going for the process, broken into short, bite sized chunks of information easy to digest for people wanting to get themselves writing once more and how to do it well on a technical level, while serving as an introduction to the writing business as a whole complete with a wade in copyright laws. "The National Writers Association Guide to Writing for Beginners: A How-To Reference for Plot, Dialogue, Nonfiction, Internet Publishing, and More" is highly recommended for any aspiring writer just starting out and for community library collections catering to them. "
                                                                                                                                    --Midwest Book Review
 
"Whether you are still in high school and want to be published before you graduate, or you're an adult who's been writing The Great American Novel for the past fifteen years, this book will be your new best friend. Sandy takes you step-by-step through the process of learning how to write. OK, if you think you know how to write, do you know the correct format for the cover page of your manuscript? Sandy gives it to you. Do you know how to write a four-way sentence, to grab your reader's attention? Sandy has you practice, using your own ideas. Do you think your old yellow notepads or your old typewriter will get you published? Sandy tells you why you need an inexpensive computer. She also tells you the books, resources, and other basics you need.

And that's all in the first 20 pages. "
                                                                                                                                    --Joy L. Getha

"Hide And Seek by novelist Sandy Whelchel is the engaging and entertaining story of Frank Lee and his persistent new love, Tiffanie Westerland, when Frank is blamed for the loss of an Alaskan oil rig called the Gypsum 13 and the members of its crew. As the plot progresses, Hide And Seek rivets reader's attention as Tiffanie braves the raging and relentless Alaskan cold in order to seek out and investigate the lost rig and obtain justice for the innocent Frank. A very nicely crafted novel, Hide And Seek is fast-paced and replete with unpredictable plot twists from first page to last, documenting Sandy Whelchel as a mastery storyteller in her own right. "

                                                                                                                                    --Midwest Book Review



"Ms. Whelchel has written an exciting, fast-paced thriller, set in the merciless Alaskan wilderness, that keeps the reader guessing--and shivering--from start to finish. Hide and Seek is an intricately woven mystery whose intrepid characters and well-crafted plot make for an unforgettable read."

                                                                                                                                                --Paula Silici