(More) Books On Writing

The Writing As A Second Career Series includes the following books (favorites from other authors are listed below as well):

Super Simple Story Structure: A Quick Guide To Plotting And Writing Your Novel

The One-Year Novelist: A Week-By-Week Guide To Writing Your Novel In One Year

Creating Compelling Characters From The Inside Out

Happiness, Anxiety, And Writing

Buffy And The Art Of Story Season One: Writing Better Fiction By Watching Buffy

Buffy And The Art Of Story Season Two Part 1: Threats, Lies, and Surprises in Episodes 1-11

How To Write A Novel, Grades 6-8

Some of my favorite books on writing, business, and marketing from other authors:

Books On Writing (Craft)

Antique Typewriter in lobby of Blackstone Hotel, one of my favorite writing spotsOn Writing by Stephen King

On Becoming A Novelist by John Gardner

The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations by Mike Figgis

Writing In An Age Of Silence by Sara Paretsky

Fiction First Aid: Instant Remedies for Novels, Stories and Scripts by Raymond Obstfeld

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On Business And Marketing

The Successful Author Mindset: A Handbook for Surviving the Writer's Journey by Joanna Penn (you can find Joanna's interview of me on writing, juggling multiple careers, and happiness as an author here)

How To Market A Book (Third Edition) by Joanna Penn

How To Write A Sizzling Synopsis by Bryan Cohen

The Prosperous Writer's Guide To Making More Money: Habits, Tactics, And Strategies For Making A Living As A Writer by Honoree Corder and Brian D. Meeks

I've also found the author business courses from Joanna Penn of The Creative Penn inspiring and useful.

(I'm an affiliate of Joanna's courses, which means I get a small percentage if you sign up through my link. I recommend all her materials, though, based on how much I've learned from her and how helpful I've found the information she shares.)