Book Lists

 

Books on Writing
• Soul at the white heat : inspiration, obsession, and the writing life – Oates, Joyce Carol (814.54 OATE)
• Steering the craft : a twenty-first century guide to sailing the sea of story – Le Guin, Ursula K (808.02 LEGU)
• The art of memoir – Karr, Mary (808.6692 KARR)
• Now write! Science fiction, fantasy, and horror : speculative genre exercises from today’s best writers and teachers – Lamson, Laurie. (808.3876 NOW)
• Beyond the first draft : the art of fiction – Casey, John (808.3 CASE)
• Into the woods : a five act journey into story – Yorke, John (808.036 YORK)
• Wonderbook : an illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction – VanderMeer, Jeff (808.3 VAND)
• How to write short : word craft for fast times – Clark, Roy Peter (808.042 Clar)
• The Maeve Binchy Writers’ Club – Binchy, Maeve (808.3 BINC)
• The 101 habits of highly successful novelists : insider secrets from top writers – McAleer, Andrew (808.3 MCAL)
• The new writer’s handbook – Martin, Philip (808.02 NEW 2007)
• By cunning & craft : sound advice and practical wisdom for fiction writers – Selgin, Peter (808.3 SELG)
• Janet Evanovich’s how I write : secrets of a bestselling author – Evanovich, Janet (808.3 EVAN)
• On writing : a memoir of the craft – King, Stephen (813 KING)
• Bird by bird : some instructions on writing and life – Lamott, Anne (808.02 LAMO)

Books on Publishing
• Publishing 101: a first-time author’s guide to getting published, marketing and promoting your book, and building a successful career – Friedman, Jane (808.02 FRIE)
• Let’s get digital : how to self-publish, and why you should – Gaughran, David (070.5797 GAUG)
• Business for authors : how to be an author entrepreneur – Penn, Joanna. (070.593 PENN)
• MFA vs NYC : the two cultures of American fiction – Harbach, Chad (808.02 MFA)
• Write, publish, repeat : the no-luck guide to self-publishing success – Platt, Sean (070.593 PLAT)
• The writer’s guide to queries, pitches & proposals – Allen, Moira Anderson (070.52 ALLE)
• The writer’s market (808.02 WRIT 2017)
• Thanks, but this isn’t for us : a (sort of) compassionate guide to why your writing is being rejected – Morrell, Jessica Page (808.3 MORR)

Last updated: 12/2016