A list of useful writing books

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    On Writing, by Stephen King

    The Elements of Style, by William Strunk Jr

    Bird by Bird, by Anne Lemott

    Zen and the Art of Writing, by Ray Bradbury

    The Art of Fiction, by John Gardner

    Why I write, by George Orwell

    Stein On Writing, by Sol Stein

    Beginnings, Middles & Ends, by Nancy Kress

    The Hero with a Thousand Faces, by Joseph Cambell

    Writing the Breakout Novel, by Donald Maass

    Plot & Structure, by Scott Bell

    On Writing, by Ernest Hemingway

    How to Grow a Novel, by Sol Stein

    Scene and Structure, by Jack M. Brickham

    Steering The Craft, Ursula K. Le Guin

    The First Five Pages, by Noah Lukeman

    The 38 Most Common Fiction Mistakes, by Jack M. Brickham

    How I Write: secrets of a best-selling author, by Janet Evanovich

    Dynamic Characters, by Nancy Kress

    The Forest For the Trees, by Betsy Lerner

    The Fire in Fiction, by Donald Maass

    How to Write a Damn Good Novel, by James N. Fry

    Solutions For the Novelist, by Sol Stein

    Talking About Detective Fiction, by P. D. James

    Essays in the Art of Writing, by Robert Louis Stevenson

    Telling Lies for Fun and Profit, by Lawrence Block

    Story Engineering, by Larry Brooks

    Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction, by Patricia Highsmith

    Working Days: the journals of the Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck

    The Language of the Night, by Ursula K. Le Guin

    Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint, by Nancy Kress

    How to Write Best Selling Fiction, by Dean Koontz

    Writing From the Inside Out, by Dennis Palumbo

    How to write Science Fiction, by Orson Scott Card

    Writing Down the Bones, by Natalie Golberg

    The Art of Dramatic Writing, by Lajos Egri

    About Writing, by Samuel R. Delany

    Aspect of the Novel, by E.M. Foster

    On Literature, by Umberto Eco

    Write Away, by Elizabeth George

    Story, by Robert McKee

    Negotiating with the Dead: Margret Attwood

    Self-Editing for Fiction Writers" by Renni Browne and Dave King

    Journal of a Novel: the East of Eden Letters by John Steinbeck.

    The writers art J kilpatrick

    Revising Fiction by David Madden

    The writing life by Annie Dillard

    Immediate Fiction by Jerry Cleaver
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