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With Black Friday here and the big sales weekend, it’s a great time to skip the lines and just enjoy some books! Reading is such a big part of writing, and today, I complied a list of all my favorite writing-related books you can dive into!

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CRAFT BOOKS

Take Off Your Pants* by Libbie Hawker

Structuring Your Novelby K.M. Weiland

Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Successby K.M. Weiland

5 Secrets of Story Structureby K.M. Weiland

How to Write a Novel with the Snowflake Methodby Randy Ingermanson

The Writer’s Guide to Weaponsby Benjamin Sobieck

A Writer’s Guide to Characterizationby Victoria Lynn Schmidt  

Writer’s Guide to Psychologyby Carolyn Kaufman

On Writingby Stephen King

How I Writeby Janet Evanovich

WORD COUNT TIPS

5,000 Words Per Hourby Chris Fox

2K to 10K: Writing Faster, Writing Better, and Writing More of What You Loveby Rachel Aaron

MARKETING/PUBLISHING

Gotta Read It: 5 Simple Steps to a Fiction Pitch that Sellsby Libbie Hawker

Guide to Literary Agents 2017by Chuck Sambuchino (Editor)

Write. Publish. Repeat.by Sean Platt and Johnny B. Truant

Iterate and Optimize* by Sean Platt and Johnny B. Truant

Write to Marketby Chris Fox

Indie Author Survival Guideby Susan K. Quinn

For Love or Moneyby Susan K. Quinn

 

OTHER STUFF

The Writer’s Guide to Training Your Dragonby Scott Baker

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