Books on Writing Craft


Revision and Self Editing By James Scott Bell

The Art of Styling Sentences By Ann Longknife, Ph.D and K.D. Sullivan

Elements of Style By William Strunk, Jr. and E.B. White

Characters, Emotion and Viewpoint By Nancy Kress

Scene and Structure By Jack M. Bickman

The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes (and how to avoid them) By Jack. M. Bickham

The Jewel-Hinged Jaw (Essays on Science Fiction) by Samuel R. Delany

Especially the essay “Thickening the Plot”

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers by Renni Brown and Dave King

How to Write and Sell Your First Novel by Oscar Collier with Frances Spatz Leighton

Feel free to post any How-To Writing books that have helped you hone your craft.


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