The Writer’s Book of Hope by Ralph Keyes should be in every writer’s book collection. Keyes has written several other books, but this one is specifically aimed at writers looking to be published Keyes does an exceptional job of giving every writer hope. His book is well-written, easy to read, and full of numerous examples of famous writers who have overcome rejection to become published authors. The book is well-organized and divided into three main sections: Looking In, Looking Out and Beyond Frustration. Within each of these sections, Keyes has further categories in which he discusses different factors that influence writers’ hope. This book offers hope to writers by examining the many phases surrounding writing and publishing.