On Writing

The number of books on writing craft is vast. I’ve written about some of them on the blog. Here’s a list.

Renni Browne and Dave King, Self-Editing for Fiction Writers (2 Ed.)
John Gardner, The Art of Fiction
Gotham Writers’ Workshop, Writing Fiction
David Michael Kaplan, Revision
Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird
Betsy Lerner, The Forest for the Trees
Noah Lukeman, The First Five Pages
Jessica Page Morrell, Thanks, but This Isn’t for Us
Alice Pope (Ed.), 2010 Novel and Short Story Writer’s Market
Ann Rittenberg and Laura Whitcomb, Your First Novel
James V. Smith, Jr., The Writer’s Little Helper


Other Stuff

Several decalogues for writers published by The Guardian
Some thoughts on vampire literature
A note on plotting the plot