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Editing Process

Craft of Writing



Other Story-Level Issues


Books on Writing

Here are some books on writing that I've read and found helpful. I hope you find them useful, as well! (I've linked them to Amazon to make it easy for you to check them out.)

Damn Fine Story: Mastering the Tools of a Powerful Narrative by Chuck Wendig

Characters & Viewpoint by Orson Scott Card

Understanding Show, Don't Tell: And Really Getting It by Janice Hardy

How to Write Dazzling Dialogue: The Fastest Way to Improve Any Manuscript by James Scott Bell

The Emotional Craft of Fiction: How to Write the Story Beneath the Surface by Donald Maass

On Writing by Stephen King

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself Into Print by Renni Browne and Dave King

Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story by K.M. Weiland

Art & Craft of Writing Fiction: First Writer's Manual by Victoria Mixon

Websites for Authors

There are lots of great websites that offer information helpful to authors. Here are some of my favorites. (Website names linked)

Chuck Wendig: Terrible Minds (Chuck offers great advice in his blog and is lots of fun, but if you don't like cursing, this isn't the best place for you.)

Janice Hardy: Fiction University

K.M. Weiland: Helping Writers Become Authors

C.S. Lakin: Live Write Thrive

Randy Ingermanson: Advanced Fiction Writing

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