This should be on the to-be-read list of all appellate attorneys -- new or seasoned. "The How-To-Win Appeal Manual" by Ralph Adam Fine is in its second edition.
The manual is available through Juris Publishing Inc. According to the publisher's website: "Ralph Adam Fine, a Judge on the Wisconsin Court of Appeals since 1988, reveals how appellate judges really decide cases, and how you can use that knowledge to win your appeal." The book offers step-by-step instruction on "how to write effective and persuasive briefs that will get the appellate judges to want you to win."
What appellate practitioner wouldn't want "a judge's-eye-view of the appellate process? -- "what works and why, what hinders effective advocacy, and how you can better represent your clients on appeal."
To learn more about the book, visit the publisher's website here.