Resources for Prospective Grad Students

LitBridge wants to help prospective and current graduate students improve their writing skills,  prepare for GRE exams, and find excellent venues for their work . Please enjoy the list of websites and books meant to help improve your performance on the  GRE. Take advantage of the books on how to improve your writing and find good venues for your work.

GRE Preparatory Websites

GRE Preparatory Books

Essential Words for the GRE (Barron’s GRE)

Build Your Vocabulary Skills! A Quick and Easy Method

Cracking the GRE, 2013 Edition (Graduate School Test Preparation)

Barron’s New GRE, 19th Edition (Barron’s GRE)

Cracking the GRE Literature in English Subject Test, 6th Edition (Graduate School Test Preparation)

English Literature (Barron’s Ez-101 Study Keys)


Books to Improve Your Writing

Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully

2012 Guide to Literary Agents

Thinking Like Your Editor: How to Write Great Serious Nonfiction–and Get It Published

Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success

The Fine Print of Self-Publishing, Fourth Edition – Everything You Need to Know About the Costs, Contracts, and Process of Self-Publishing

Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer

Plot & Structure: (Techniques And Exercises For Crafting A Plot That Grips Readers From Start To Finish) (Write Great Fiction)

Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition: How to Edit Yourself Into Print

Be Your Own Editor: A Writer’s Guide to Perfect Prose

The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning Poets

The Practice of Poetry: Writing Exercises From Poets Who Teach

Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words