© 2004 Jen Dornfeld
I have found these
books to be enormously helpful:
of English Words and Phrases, by Peter Mark Roget, Grosset & Dunlap, New York, revised 1935.
Authorized American edition.
You need this! You
can find it online for as low as $17.50.
The oldest editions are best.
The Complete Idiot's
Guide to Getting Your Romance Published, by Julie Beard, Alpha
Books, Indianapolis, 2000.
Comic Toolbox, by John Voorhaus, Silman-James
Press, Los Angeles,
and Sequential Art, by Will Eisner, Poorhouse Press, Tamarac
Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud, Kitchen Sink Press,
Northampton Massachusetts 1993.
Country, by Neil Gaiman, a Sandman
graphic novel, Warner
1991. See article in the back called
"Script Introduction" by Neil Gaiman.
I especially recommend
the articles on the author websites below.