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The Writer in All of Us:…"
"One that I don't see yet is Finding Your Writer's Voice by Thaisa Frank and Dorothy Wall. For one, the book is beautifully written and full of voice, so you can see writers practicing what they preach. I've found the exercises in it…"
"I used to review writing books as a part time gig. It was fun and I got some free writing books. My favorites are, in no particular order:
1) How to Publish Your Articles -- a beginning journalist's bible by seasoned journalist turned NYT…"
"Here are a few from my list:
1. Robert Boswell's The Half-Known World: Wonderful on the joys of unravelling mysteries as you write.He's such a good writer, using personal anecdotes to make his points.
2. Umberto Eco's Six Walks in…"
"I highly recommend RON CARLSON WRITES A STORY, in which he walks the reader through his construction of an entire (real) short story. I found it just as helpful in writing long fiction as short, by the way. He does an amazing job of showing the…"
""Take Joy" by Jane Yolen is by far my favorite book on writing because it doesn't belly-ache. My favorite quote from the book is "How can I not approach such other worlds with joy?" That's how I feel about writing."
"Francine Prose's "Reading Like a Writer" is brilliant. Stephen King's "On Writing" is also great--an extremely fast, practical read, it's part writing autobiography, part writing tutorial. If you're looking…"
Trouble juggling your subplots? Finding yourself creating a character's mother that too closely resembles, uh, yours? Deadline looming and you're only on chapter three? Here's a forum for novelists and short-story writers.
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