• Never Say You Can't Survive

    Never Say You Can't Survive

    Anders, Charlie Jane

    "Celebrated speculative fiction writer Anders blends personal stories with practical genre fiction techniques in this ... manual for how 'to write your way out of hard times." -Publishers Weekly

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  • Refuse to Be Done

    Refuse to Be Done

    Bell, Matt

    In a fresh approach to writing process, Bell suggests a three-draft model to novel completion, from tactics for the initial draft, to a second draft of outlining, modeling and rewriting, to a third draft of final revisions and polishing.

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  • Murder your Darlings

    Murder your Darlings

    Clark, Roy Peter

    "Written in his usual easygoing, conversational, and encouraging style, [Clark's] latest is a compilation of writing advice from more than 50 of his favorite books about writing." - Kirkus

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  • Mastering the Process

    Mastering the Process

    George, Elizabeth

    "Mystery author George demonstrates her own cardinal virtues of writing--careful organization and meticulous attention to detail--in this skillful guide to creating a novel.... Writers looking for practical insights will find this book to be of great merit." - Publishers Weekly

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  • Writing Down the Bones

    Writing Down the Bones

    Goldberg, Natalie

    Goldberg looks to the practices of Zen mediation to provide guidance and direction for the writing process.

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  • The Art of Memoir

    The Art of Memoir

    Karr, Mary

    "Karr delivers a thorough look at the writing process and the challenges inherent in telling one's story and accepting the subjective nature of memory." - Publishers Weekly

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  • On Writing

    On Writing

    King, Stephen

    "Generous, lucid, and passionate, King offers lessons and encouragement to the beginning writer, along with a warts-and-all account of a less-than-carefree life." -Kirkus

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  • Bird by Bird

    Bird by Bird

    Lamott, Anne

    "Paragraph by paragraph, this humorous, insightful, no-nonsense approach will remind novices why they are writing: to tell the truth, to live from the heart, and to share their gift with others. A writer's guide that is bound to teach and inspire by example." - Kirkus

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  • Steering the Craft

    Steering the Craft

    Le Guin, Ursula K.

    Award-winning speculative fiction writer Le Guin's guide focuses on more intermediate and advanced techniques, such as point of view and the sound and rhythm of language, including examples and exercises.

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  • The Breakout Novelist

    The Breakout Novelist

    Maass, Donald

    Experienced literary agent Maass provides examples, strategies, and writing exercises to create compelling fiction, covering topics such as character, setting, description, plot, theme, tension, suspense, and more.

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