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If you're an aspiring writer, then you know the frustrations of having to learn your craft. That's why I've created this page to help you solve these frustrations with the aid of some of the best books I've found on the subject of writing.

The books I've listed below are those I've found—or will find—myself returning to time and again for endless inspiration, instruction, insight, and just plain FUN!

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Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story (Paperback)


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Story Engineering (Paperback)


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On Writing: 10th Anniversary Edition: A Memoir of the Craft (Paperback)


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Zen in the Art of Writing: Essays on Creativity (Paperback)


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The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition (Paperback)


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2k to 10k: Writing Faster, Writing Better, and Writing More of What You Love (Kindle Edition)


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Blueprint Your Bestseller: Organize and Revise Any Manuscript with the Book Architecture Method (Paperback)


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Book Architecture: How to Plot and Outline Without Using a Formula (Paperback)


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Telling Lies for Fun & Profit: A Manual for Fiction Writers (Paperback)


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A Million Little Ways: Uncover the Art You Were Made to Live (Paperback)


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Write. Publish. Repeat.: The No-Luck-Required, Guide to Self-Publishing Success (Paperback)


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How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method (Advanced Fiction Writing) (Volume 1) (Paperback)


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Make Your Words Work: Proven Techniques for Effective Writing-For Fiction and Nonfiction (Paperback)


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Make Every Word Count: A Guide to Writing That Works—for Fiction and Nonfiction (Kindle Edition)


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Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition: How to Edit Yourself Into Print (Paperback)


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HOW TO WRITE KILLER FICTION (Paperback)


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Writing into the Dark: How to Write a Novel without an Outline (WMG Writer's Guides) (Volume 9) (Paperback)


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Indie Author Survival Guide (Second Edition) (Paperback)


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If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit (Paperback)


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Get That Novel Written! (Paperback)


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The Writer's Block: 786 Ideas to Jump-Start Your Imagination (Paperback)


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Behind the Stories (Paperback)


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The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction (Hardcover)


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Writing the Novel: From Plot to Print (Paperback)


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Heinlein's Rules: Five Simple Business Rules for Writing (WMG Writer's Guides) (Volume 12) (Paperback)


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