Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Writer's Bookshelf

Below are books that I feel every writer should have on their shelves. Believe me, my list is longer but I’ll stop with these.

The Marshall Plan for NOVEL WRITING by Evan Marshall (This is great for beginners)

Techniques of The Selling Writer By Dwight V. Swain

Creating Characters (How to Build Story People) by Dwight V. Swain

The Complete Writer’s Guide to HEROES & HEROINES (Sixteen Master Archetypes) by Tami D, Cowden, Caro LaFever, Sue Viders

The Career Novelist by Donald Maass

The WRITER’S JOURNEY by Christopher Vogler

Mastering Point of View by Sherri Szeman AND/OR Characters & Viewpoint by Orson Scott Card

Finding your VOICE by Les Edgerton

Writing Dialogue by Tom Chiarella

GMC by Debra Dixon

Roget’s Thesaurus (the latest editions)

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