Books On Writing

From Writing As A Second Career (by L. M. Lilly):

New Release: Buffy and the Art of Story Season Three Part 1: Write More Gripping Plots, Characters, And Themes By Watching Buffy

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: Using Your Creativity To Live A Calmer, Happier Life

How To Write A Novel, Grades 6-8

Write On: How To Overcome Writer’s Block So You Can Write Your Novel

Fiction Writing As Your Second Career

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

Buffy And The Art Of Story Season Two Part 2: Episodes 12-22 – How to Write About Love, Pyrrhic Victory, and Betrayal

Other Books On Writing, Business, and Marketing:

On 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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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.)