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The Writer’s Craft is dedicated to improving your fiction writing. It is your FREE and complete resource for creative writing ideas and tips.

Whether you are struggling with a first novel or you are a seasoned professional, all writers have one thing in common. We want to improve our craft. We want to make our next story the best it can be. We want to create powerful novels that move people to laugh or cry or change the way we live our lives.

The Writer’s Craft will help you make the best of your writing talents. Here you will find the tools you need to complete and polish your novel—a major step toward becoming a published author.

As a professional editor and writer, I understand the struggles, frustrations and joys of writing fiction. A writer often feels alone out there. The journey can be a long one but quality advice and feedback on your manuscript can make all the difference to early success.

It is my intention that The Writers Craft will supply support and encouragement whether you are just starting out as a fiction writer, or already have a book or two on the shelves. So come in and look around. Enjoy the free creative writing articles, tips and story starters. Take a course on some specific problem area, or get helpful feedback on your work. Learn how to create a submission package which will catch the attention of agents and editors.

Bookmark The Writers Craft for your convenience. New material, tips and articles will be added regularly. And if you have particular questions or comments, send me a note. I’d love to hear from you.

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Sherry Wilson's step-by-step method helped me organize my thoughts and transform a simple idea into a full-fledged plot. Without her help and guidance, I'd still be walking around with just another "great idea for a story."

Thanks to Sherry, though, I've published three novels and know there are more on the way!

~ Debi Faulkner, Summoning, LilyPad Princess and Murphy's Law


"Sherry is extremely professional and knowledgeable in this field. She is an expert on delivering punchy openings, developing engaging conflict and has the ability to view the whole story for structure and overall effect.

As well as being technically proficient in many styles, she also possesses a rich imagination, offering suggestions and alternatives in a way that doesn't impose on the writer's own style.

Her observations are honest and valuable, beyond what many others can give. I highly recommend her."

A. Rigby, Freelance Writer Goldstream, Alaska


"WOW! I have had a quick read of your comments and I must say they are awesome! You are thorough, I like that. Yes, I agree with all of your suggestions for they definitely improve the story. I'm eager now to commence corrections.

I really appreciate the work you've done so far. I'm glad you didn't rush. You provide excellent value for your services."

--Lena Jones


"Sherry Wilson has a deep understanding of the craft of writing and a natural gift for the art of writing. As an editor, she uses both these attributes. Her editing is thorough and precise, encompassing all the craft issues: grammar, sentence structure, active voice and so on. But she goes beyond the basics to find the heart and soul of the story, helping the writer to capitalize on his unique assets.

Being an editor myself, there are not too many people I would trust with my own work. Sherry is one of them."

Sandy Tritt, editor and CEO Inspiration for Writers